In Thai: เหยี่ยวปีกแดง, yiow peek daeng
Binomial name: Butastur liventer, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1827
The rufous-winged buzzard (Butastur liventer) is an Asian bird of prey. It is a resident breeder of Indochina, Java and Sulawesi. It is a species of deciduous forest and second growth up to 800 m.
The adult rufous-winged buzzard is 38–43 cm long. It has a grey head and underparts, with some streaking on the crown, neck and breast. The rest of the upperparts are rufous grey, and the uppertail is bright rufous. In flight, from above it shows rufous-chestnut flight feathers and the rufous uppertail, and from below it has a grey body, white underwing coverts, and greyish flight feathers and undertail. The juvenile is duller and browner, with a brown-grey head and white supercilium.
This species is similar in size and shape to the migratory grey-faced buzzard, but that species has browner upperparts and tail, a white throat, and brown-barred white belly.
The rufous-winged buzzard eats lizards, small mammals and large insects. Its call is a shrill pit-piu.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Accipitriformes Family Accipitridae Genus Butastur Species Butastur liventer
Thai: เหยี่ยวปีกแดง, yiow peek daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Aranyaprathet District, Sa Kaeo Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi Ban Lueam District, Nakhon Ratchasima Ban Phai District, Khon Kaen Bang Saphan Noi District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Bangkok Province Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area Chae Son National Park Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Dan Sai District, Loei Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Lang Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park Doi Phu Kha National Park Doi Suthep - Pui National Park Fang District, Chiang Mai Hang Chat District, Lampang Huai Chorakhe Mak Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Huai Talat Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Kaeng Khro District, Chaiyaphum Kaeng Krachan National Park Kanthararom District, Sisaket Kaset Sombun District, Chaiyaphum Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Dinsor (Chumphon Raptor Center) Khao Sanam Prieng Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Yai National Park Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai Lam Nam Nan National Park Li District, Lamphun Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Mae Charim National Park Mae Moei National Park Mae Ping National Park Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Mae Sot District, Tak Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Mae Wong National Park Mae Yom National Park Mueang Buriram District, Buriram Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai Mueang Surin District, Surin Mueang Tak District, Tak Nam Nao National Park Non Din Daeng District, Buriram Non Thai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Nong Ya Plong District, Phetchaburi Pa Sang District, Lamphun Pak Phli District, Nakhon Nayok Pang Sila Thong District, Kamphaeng Phet Pha Daeng National Park Pha Hin Ngam National Park Pha Taem National Park Phaisali District, Nakhon Sawan Phan District, Chiang Rai Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi Phimai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Suan Sai National Park Phutthamonthon District, Nakhon Pathom Sakaerat Environmental Research Station Sanam Bin Reservoir Non-Hunting Area Ta Phraya National Park Taphan Hin District, Phichit Tat Mok National Park Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani Thap Lan National Park Wiang Kaen District, Chiang Rai Wiang Lo Wildlife Sanctuary Range map of Butastur liventer in Thailand
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