Genus: Melierax (chanting goshawks)

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The four species are distributed through Africa and south-western Arabia with three species occurring in southern Africa.

Species indigenous to southern Africa

Melierax canorus (Southern pale chanting goshawk, Pale chanting goshawk) 

Melierax metabates (Dark chanting goshawk) 

Melierax gabar (Gabar goshawk) 

 
 

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