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 assimilis, Circus buffoni, Circus cinereus, Circus cyaneus, Circus eylesi, Circus hamiltoni, Circus hudsonius, Circus macrosceles, Circus macrourus, Circus maillardi, Circus maurus, Circus melanoleucos, Circus pygargus, Circus ranivorus, Circus spilonotus, Circus spilothorax, 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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