Río Chanchamayo, Junín, Peru.
Previously placed in genus Harpyhaliaetus, but molecular studies indicate that present species is part of a clade containing three other dry-habitat members of Buteogallus (see B. urubitinga). Genetic data show that it is sister to B. coronatus#R#R, with which formerly considered conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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