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Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle
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Adult male G. m. australis showing the contrasting underside plumage. In the nominate subspecies, the contrast is even stronger due to the pure white belly.
Note short grey-tipped tail.
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Tribe: Buteonini
Genus: Geranoaetus
Species: G. melanoleucus
Binomial name
Geranoaetus melanoleucus
(Vieillot, 1819)
Synonyms

Buteo fuscescens (Vieillot, 1819)
Buteo melanoleucus (Vieillot, 1819; non Vieillot, 1816: preoccupied)
Spizaetus fuscescens Vieillot, 1819
Spizaetus melanoleucus Vieillot, 1819 (non Vieillot, 1816: preoccupied)
but see text

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