Bermuteo avivorus Olson, 2008:132

Bermuda hawk



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: c.118,000 BC (1603?)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: USNM 531932 ("complete left femur")

Type locality: Bermuda, Hamilton Parish, Admirals Cave, 32°21'05.6"N; 64°42'48.6"W


Many paratypes, see original description for a complete list.






Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. (2008). A new genus and species of buteonine hawk from Quaternary deposits in Bermuda (Aves: Accipitridae). Proccedings of the Biological Society of Washington 121(1): 130-141.


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2014). Bermuteo avivorus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. ( Downloaded on 26 July 2014.

BirdLife International. 2017. Bermuteo avivorus (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T62183030A119208276. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.


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