Circus dossenus Olson and James 1991 (wood harrier)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88

Belongs to Circus according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

Sister taxa: Circus aeruginosus, Circus approximans, Circus cinereus, Circus cyaneus, Circus eylesi, Circus hamiltoni, Circus hudsonius, Circus macrourus, Circus maillardi, Circus spilonotus, Circus teauteensis

Type specimen: BPBM 175709, a limb element (left humerus). Its type locality is Moomomi Dunes, Pleistocene, which is in a Pleistocene interdune horizon in Hawaii.

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution: found only at Moomomi Dunes, Pleistocene

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