The Gray-bellied Hawk (Accipiter poliogaster) is found in Costa Rica and in South America. Its natural habits are in lower canopy, secondary forest, and in tropical lowlands evergreen forest. Adults are 51 cm in height.
Some features are its black or dark grey plumage above, and it is white or grey below. Pale grey belly, black or very dark grey head, and white throat. In males, the crown is darker than the rest of the head. The tail is black or grey. Feet, cere and legs are yellow. It hunts passerines and tinamous.