Madagascar Buzzard / Buteo brachypterus

Madagascar Buzzard / Buteo brachypterus

Madagascar Buzzard

SCI Name:  Buteo brachypterus
Protonym:  Buteo brachypterus J.Orn. 8 p.11
Category:  Accipitriformes / Accipitridae /
Taxonomy Code:  madbuz1
Type Locality:  Madagascar.
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Publish Year:  1860
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

BUTEO
(Accipitridae; Ϯ Common Buzzard B. buteo) Specific name Falco buteo Linnaeus, 1758. "BUSE, Buteo.  Bec, tête et base du bec des Éperviers; ailes des Aigles; tarse gros et court." (de Lacépède 1799); "Buteo Lacépède, Tabl. Ois., 1799, p. 4. Type, by tautonymy, Falco buteo Linné." (Peters, 1931, I, p. 228).
Var. BateoBiteo.
Synon. AmplibuteoArchibuteo, Asturina, Asturisca, Brewsteria, Butaetes, Butaquila, Buteaetos, Buteola, Buthierax, Cerchne, Circobuteo, Coryornis, Craxirex, Dromolestes, Hemiaetus, Limnaetus, Limnosalus, Onychotes, Poecilopternis, Praedo, Pterolestes, Triorchis.

buteo
L. buteo, buteonis  buzzard; "41. FALCO.  ...  Buteo.  14. F. cera pedibusque luteis, corpore fusco, abdomine pallido maculis fuscis.  Buteo vulgaris. Gesn. av. 46. Will. ornith. 38. t. 6. Raj. av. 16.  Buteo. Alb. av. I. p. 1. t. 1.  Habitat in Europa, Cuniculis & Bufonibus infestus." (Linnaeus 1758) (Buteo).

brachypterus
Gr. βραχυπτερος brakhupteros  short-winged  < βραχυς brakhus  short; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.
● ex “Pavaneur” of Levaillant 1802 (syn. Acrocephalus schoenobaenus).
● ex “Short-winged Thrush” of Latham 1801 (Dasyornis).
● ex “Loggerhead Goose” of Latham 1785 (Tachyeres).

Brachypterus
(Falconidaesyn. Micrastur Ϯ Collared Forest Falcon M. semitorquatus) Specific name Falco brachypterus Temminck, 1822 (= syn. Micrastur semitorquatus); "LES BRACHYPTÈRES (1)  Forment une petite tribu qui s'éloigne des éperviers ordinaires par quelques traits de physionomie  ... leurs ailes sont courtes ou dépassent à peine le croupion  ... Le type de cette tribu est l'autour brachyptère de M. Temminck  ... (1) Brachypterus, Less." (Lesson 1838); "Brachypterus (not of Latreille, 1819, nor of Kugelann, 1794) Lesson, Compl. Buffon, 7, p. 113, 1836—type, by tautonymy, Falco brachypterus Temminck = Sparvius semitorquatus Vieillot." (Hellmayr and Conover, 1949, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. I (4), p. 242).
Var. Brachypteryx.

BRADYPTERUS
(Locustellidae; Ϯ Little Rush-warbler B. baboecala) Gr. βραδυς bradus  slow, sluggish; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing; "BRADYPTETUS, Sw.  General size and habit of Curuca. The bill distinctly notched. Wings short; the three first quills equally graduated. Tail rounded; the feathers remarkably broad and soft. Feet large, strong, and robust; the lateral toes equal. Claws slender, slightly curved.   Africa.  B. platyurus. Ois. d'Af. pl. 122.   ...   [Index] Bradypterus, Sw." (Swainson 1837); "Bradyptetus [sic] Swainson, 1837, Nat. Hist. Class. Birds, 2, p. 241, Bradypterus in index, p. 379. Type, by monotypy, Bradyptetus platyurus Swainson = Sylvia baboaecala Vieillot." (Traylor in Peters 1986, XI, 17).   
Var. Bradyptetus (original spelling), ?Bradyptetes.   
Synon. Androphilus, Caffrillas, Dromaeocercus, Dumeticola, Pseudotharrhaleus, Sathrocercus, Stasiasticus, Sylvaticus, Tribura.
● (Muscicapidae; syn. Hodgsonius White-bellied Redstart H. phaenicuroides). "Bradypterus phænicuroides, [drawing no.] 817." (Hodgson 1844); "Bradypterus Hodgson, 1844, in Gray's Zool. Miscellany, p. 83 (nom. nud.) (not of Swainson, 1837).  Type, by monotypy, Bradypterus phaenicuroides  "Hodgs." Gray, 1847." (JAJ 2021) (see Bradybates).
Var. Brachypterus.