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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae.
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In the lower reaches of the river, red-crowned crane Grus japonensis (EN), hooded crane Grus monacha* (VU), oriental stork Ciconia boyciana (EN), black stork Ciconia nigra*, yellow-legged buttonquail Turnix tanki, Far Eastern curlew Numenius madagascariensis and grey-faced buzzard Butastur indicus* are present.
The shikra (_Astur badius_) and the white-eyed buzzard (_Butastur teesa_), which are now engaged in nest-building, are not so fortunate.
A research study sponsored by the bureau shows that gray-faced buzzards, or Butastur indicus, stop over in Taiwan every October on their way south to winter in southern areas of the Philippines.
The nation has taken a successful step in tracking the migration route of the gray-faced buzzard eagle, or Butastur indicus, paving the way for better conservation measures for the rare migratory bird, a Forestry Bureau official said.
A rare gray-faced buzzard eagle, or Butastur indicus, flies above Kenting National Park in this file photo.