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White Hawk Pseudastur albicollis

Brian Magnier and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published January 25, 2013



The references listed below are cited in this account. For a more complete list of literature references for this species, consult the White Hawk pages at the Global Raptor Information Network.

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Berlanga, H., J.A. Kennedy, T.D. Rich, M.C. Arizmendi, C.J. Beardmore, P.J. Blancher, G.S. Butcher, A.R. Couturier, A.A. Dayer, D.W. Demarest, W.E. Easton, M. Gustafson, E. Iñigo-Elias, E.A. Krebs, A.O. Panjabi, V. Rodriguez Contreras, K.V. Rosenberg, J.M. Ruth, E. Santana Castellón, R. Ma. Vidal, and T.C. Will. 2010. Saving our shared birds: Partners in Flight tri-national vision for landbird conservation. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York.

BirdLife International. 2012. Species factsheet: White Hawk Leucopternis albicollis. Downloaded from BirdLife International in May 2012.

Blake, E. R. 1977. Manual of neotropical birds. Volume 1. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois.

Boinski, S., and and P.E. Scott. 1988. Association of birds with monkeys in Costa Rica.
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Booth-Binczik, S.D., G.A. Binczik, and R.F. Labisky. 2004. A possible foraging association between White Hawks and White-Nosed Coatis. Wilson Bulletin 116:101-103.

Brown, L., and D. Amadon. 1968.Eagles, hawks and falcons of the world. Volume 2. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, New York.

Daily, G.C., P.R. Ehrlich, and G.A. Sanchez-Azofeifa. 2001. Countryside biogeography: use of human-dominated habitats by the Avifauna of Southern Costa Rica. Ecological Applications 11: 1-13.

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Haverschmidt, F. 1968. Birds of Surinam. Oliver and Boyd, London.

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Kirwan, G.M. 2009. First nesting record of the White-browed Hawk (Leucopternis kuhli) from the Madeira-Purus interfluvium, Brazilian Amazonia, with some remarks on plumage variation. Ornitologia Neotropical 20: 147-151.

Lamm, D.W. 1974. White Hawk preying on the Great Tinamou. Auk 91: 845-846.

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Zhang, S., and L. Wang. 2000. Following of brown capuchin monkeys by White Hawks in French Guiana. Condor 102: 198-201.

Recommended Citation

Magnier, B. and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). White Hawk (Pseudastur albicollis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.whihaw1.01