Butastur is a genus of birds of prey in the family Accipitridae.

Butastur
White-eyed Buzzard (Butastur teesa) in Kawal WS, AP W IMG 2038.jpg
in Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, India.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Genus: Butastur
Hodgson, 1843



List of speciesEdit

Common name Scientific name[1] IUCN Red List Status Distribution Picture
Rufous-winged buzzard Butastur liventer
(Temminck, 1827)
LC IUCN[2]  
Grasshopper buzzard Butastur rufipennis
(Sundevall, 1851)
LC IUCN[3]  
White-eyed buzzard Butastur teesa
(Franklin, 1831)
LC IUCN[4]    
Grey-faced buzzard Butastur indicus
(Gmelin, 1788)
LC IUCN[5]  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Butastur". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Butastur liventer". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  3. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Butastur rufipennis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  4. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Butastur teesa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  5. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Butastur indicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.