Recently changed genus names within the family Hawks and Allies
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Authors also argue for inclusion of Geranoaetus into Buteo, but there results on this seem a little bit more ambiguous.
Martin J. Riesing, Luise Kruckenhauser, Anita Gamauf & Elisabeth Haring,
Molecular phylogeny of the genus Buteo (Aves: Accipitridae) based on mitochondrial marker sequences
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27 (2003): 328-342
Percnohierax leucorrhous (Quoy & Gaimard)   1824 White-rumped Hawk Buteo leucorrhous Percnohierax Ridgway 1920
Rupornis magnirostris (Gmelin)   1788 Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris Rupornis Kaup 1844
Buteo nitidus (Latham)   1790 Grey-lined Hawk Asturina nitida  
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