Polyboroides typus (Harrier Hawk)

Harrier Hawk

Dutch: Kaalkopkiekendief

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Polyboroides
Species: Polyboroides typus

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 72 mm
Length cranium: 46 mm
Width (cranium): 37 mm
Height (cranium): 31 mm
Alternative names: African Harrier-Hawk (en) Madagaskarhöhlenweihe (German), Gymnogène d’Afrique (French), Aguilucho-caricalvo Común (Spanish)