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Spot-winged falconet

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Spot-winged falconet
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
Genus: Spiziapteryx
Kaup, 1852
S. circumcincta
Binomial name
Spiziapteryx circumcincta
(Kaup, 1852)

The spot-winged falconet (Spiziapteryx circumcincta) is a species of bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is monotypic within the genus Spiziapteryx.[2] It is found in Argentina, southeastern Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay, where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.[1]


The holotype specimen of Harpagus curcumcinctus Kaup (Proc. Zool. Soc. London (1851) 1852, p.43.) is held in the collections of National Museums Liverpool at World Museum, with accession number D959. The specimen was collected from “Chili” by Thomas Bridges on 22 June 1848 and came to the Liverpool national collection via the 13th Earl of Derby’s collection which was bequeathed to the city of Liverpool.


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Spiziapteryx circumcincta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22696305A93554455. Retrieved 7 May 2020.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Spiziapteryx". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
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