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Plumbeous Hawk

Cryptoleucopteryx plumbea

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Small forest hawk with restricted range from eastern Panama to northwest Ecuador. Rare. Plain gray overall with darker blackish wings. Short black tail with one white band. Note reddish-orange legs and base of bill. Occurs in humid lowland forest, up to around 1,000m. Rarely perches in the open; most often flushed from the mid-levels of the forest interior. Almost never soars.

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