White-necked Hawks

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The White-necked Hawk (Leucopternis lacernulatus) is bird of prey that is found in Brazil, where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and montanes, as well as plantations.


Diet / Feeding

The hawk feeds on insects and other invertebrates It is an opportunistic feeder that will feed on prey flushed by army ants, monkeys or even humans.



This species is threatened by habitat loss.


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