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Erythrotriorchis
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Red Goshawk (Erythrotriorchis radiatus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Erythrotriorchis

Erythrotriorchis is a genus of birds of prey in the Accipitridae family.

"Erythro-" is from a Greek word for "red", and "triorchis" meant a kind of hawk thought to have three testicles. For further details see Eutriorchis.

Taxonomy

Latham described the red goshawk as Falco radiatus in 1801. Sharpe defined Erythrotriorchis in 1875 as a new monotypic genus for Falco radiatus.

Species

It contains the following species:

Chestnut-shouldered Goshawk (Reichenow, 1914) (Erythrotriorchis buergersi)
Red Goshawk (Latham, 1801) (Erythrotriorchis radiatus)
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