Accipiter striatus venator
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FWS Digital Media Library -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.The Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk, (Accipiter striatus venator), falcón de sierra or gavilán pecho rufo in Spanish, is an endemic subspecies of the North American sharp-shinned hawk, occurring only in Puerto Rico. Discovered in 1912 and described as a distinct sub-species, it has been placed on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service list of endangered species because of its rapidly dwindling population in Puerto Rico. It can be found in the Toro Negro State Forest.Accipiter striatus venator is an endemic subspecies of the North American Sharp-shinned Hawk, occurring only in Puerto Rico. This animal has been placed on the Federal endangered list because of its rapidly dwindling population on the island.
Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus venator)
Current listing status
- States/US Territories in which the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- US Counties in which the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- Countries in which the the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk, Wherever found is known to occur:
Federal Register Documents
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Puerto Rican Sharp-Shinned hawk.
|Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk
||Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
||International Coun. for Bird Preservatio