WoRMS taxon details

Buteo jamaicensis (Gmelin, 1788)

159109  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159109)

marine, brackish
Distribution Caribbean; North America  
Distribution Caribbean; North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Buteo jamaicensis (Gmelin, 1788). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159109 on 2018-03-21
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 22" (56 cm); Wingspan: 50" (127 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Nova Scotia to Alaska north almost to the limit of trees and south throughout the United States to the West Indes and Central America. Eggs laid are from mid May to late May. [details]

Dutch roodstaartbuizerd  [details]
English red-tailed hawk  [details]
French buse à queue rousse  [details]
German Rotschwanzbussard  [details]