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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae.

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Examples

  • These include the last remaining population of the Cuban kite Chondrohierax wilsoni (CR - C2b) and an important population of the Cuban solenodon Solenodon cubanus (EN - A1cde).

    Alejandro de Humbodlt National Park, Cuba

  • The area is of particular importance for several species are of particular conservation concern, notably ivory-billed woodpecker Campephilus principalis baird (CR - D), that is thought to be extinct, Cuban kite Chondrohierax wilsoni (CR - C2b), an endemic species whose populations has been so reduced that maybe just a few couples remain, and the Cuban solenodon Solenodon cubanus (EN - A1cde).

    Alejandro de Humbodlt National Park, Cuba

  • Birds are also highly diverse, most notable because they are endemic to the island including the olive-capped warbler (Dendroica pityophila), the critically endangered Cuban kite (Chondrohierax wilsonii), the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), which is gravely in danger of becoming extinct given how rare it is and that only a few individuals may survive, the Cuban trogon (Priotelus temnurus), rose-throated parrot (Amazona leucocephala leucocephala and A.l. palmarum) and the Cuban tody (Todus multicolor).

    Cuban pine forests

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