Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Photo: Frank van Spelde

Classification

Buteo [genus] (1)
jamaicensis [species]

Classification

Buteo [genus] (1)
jamaicensis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • No longer present (0) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description American continent and the West Indies.
    Notes on presence status Extirpated on St. Martin (Raffaele et al. 1999). Records of this species are the subspecies Buteo jamaicensis jamaicensis (Gmelin, 1788).

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