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The spot-winged falconet (Spiziapteryx circumcincta) is a species of bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is monotypic within the genus Spiziapteryx. 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.
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.
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