The White Hawk (Leucopternis albicollis) lives from south Mexico to east Peru, north Bolivia, and east Brazil. It prefers forested areas in hilly terrain, in canopy or edges. Its measures are 56 cm (22 inches) in height and 725 g in weight.
Its plumage is white, and its tail with subterminal black band. Wings are below mostly white, its cere is gray, and its legs yellow. It feeds on large insects, snakes, lizards, frogs, small mammals, and sometimes birds.