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Latin name (Genus)  'Buteo' (Bew-te-oh)
Falconry name 'Broadwing'

In the USA Red Tailed and Ferruginous Buzzards are known as hawks.

The Harris Hawk is not a true Buteo. Its Latin name Parabuteo means 'similar to Buteo' or Buzzard like. For the purposes of this website the Harris has been grouped with other 'Buzzards'

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