White-tailed Kite · Elanus leucurus · (Vieillot, ). Order: ACCIPITRIFORMES 31 foreground recordings and 6 background recordings of Elanus leucurus. figure, drawing, illustration of White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) E. l. leucurus ( Vieillot, ) – Panama and W & E Colombia E to the Guianas and N Brazil. A largely pale raptor easily identified by its entirely white tail and black shoulder patches. Note the white head and red eyes (visible at close range). Sexes are.

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Amerikai kuhi

Class Sarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. Revista Brasileira de Biologia. The white-tailed kite was described in by the French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot under the binomial name Milvus leucurus with the type locality as Paraguay. CS1 French-language sources fr Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

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A pair of kites in a tree, near a presumed nesting site. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!


At different times, two had been sighted in New England as of Genus Elanus black-shouldered kites. Subclass Neognathae neognath birds. Subfamily Accipitrinae hawks, eagles, buzzards, vultures, and relatives. I’m not sure, though I assume, the calls on the recording are due to my presence near the presumed nesting site, though every effort was made to avoid coming too close to that particular tree.

Apparently them were building a nest, because one of them had a little branch of a tree in the beak.

White-tailed kite

Elsewhere, they are still rare or absent. Differs from allopatric E. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus. The white-tailed kite Elanus leucurus is a small raptor found in western North America and parts of South America.

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Mainly white underneath, it has black wingtips and shoulders. Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Elamus specific epithet leucurus is from the Ancient Greek leucouros for “white-tailed”: This bird had been “kiting”then it perched in top of tall tree next to lake. The first set of vocalizations are from both birds during the mating process.


White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) :: xeno-canto

The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus leucurus.

Milvus leucurus Vieillot, Paraguay. For some recent decades, it was lumped with the black-winged kite of Europe and Africa as Elanus caeruleus and was collectively called black-shouldered kite.

Rio Grande Valleys Birds described in Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.

Natural calls by one of a pair flanus edge of cultivation. The subsequent vocalizations at the end of the recording are made solely by the female bird-seen: The page is incorrectly numbered as Bird not seen whilst recording but a bird was later seen in display flight, however Ospreys were also present with a very similar call [also] [sono]. Class Reptilia turtles, snakes, lizards, elanuus relatives.

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