Species of Thailand

Himalayan buzzard

Buteo refectus, Allan Octavian Hume, 1875

(In Thai: เหยี่ยวทะเลทรายหิมาลัย)

The Himalayan buzzard (Buteo burmanicus) is a medium to large bird of prey that is sometimes considered a subspecies of the widespread common buzzard (Buteo buteo). It is native to the Himalayas in Nepal, India and adjacent mountains of southern China.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Accipitriformes
Family
Accipitridae
Genus
Buteo
Species
Buteo refectus

Common names

  • Thai: เหยี่ยวทะเลทรายหิมาลัย

Synonyms

  • Buteo refectus, Leonid Aleksandrovich Portenko (1929)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Himalayan buzzard
Himalayan buzzard

Range Map

Distribution map of Himalayan buzzard, Buteo refectus in Thailand
  • Bang Saphan Noi District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Salawin National Park
  • San Sai District, Chiang Mai
Range map of Buteo refectus in Thailand