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Black-shouldered Kite

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Australian Kite Alternate name
Elanus axillaris Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
f35-38cm       m 33-36cm              Length
Scrub, semi-desert and grassland. Habitat
2-5 eggs incubation 34 days Clutch
Mammals to size of rats, birds, reptiles, insects. Food  
3326 - TSN: 559864 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Lunec australský, luněc australský
Danish: Australsk Blĺ Glente
German: Australien-Gleitaar, Australischer Gleitaar, Gleitaar
English: Australian Black-shouldered Kite, Australian Kite, Black shouldered Kite, Black-shouldered Kite, Black-winged Kite, White-tailed Kite
Spanish: Elanio Australianao, Elanio Australiano, Elanio de hombros negros
Estonian: austraalia hőbehaugas
Finnish: Australianliitohaukka
French: Élanion d'Australie
Hebrew: דיה שחורת־כתף
Italian: Nibbio bianco australiano, Nibbio spallebianche
Japanese: katagurotobi, oasutorariakatagurotobi
Japanese: オアストラリアカタグロトビ, カタグロトビ
Latin: Elanus axillaris, Elanus notatus
Dutch: Australische Bastaardwouw
Norwegian: Australglente
Polish: kaniuk australijski
Russian: Австралийский черноплечий коршун, Черноплечий дымчатый коршун
Slovak: luniak striebristý, luniak striebristý (luniak austrálsky)
Swedish: Australisk svartvingad glada
Chinese: 澳洲鸢, 澳洲黑肩鸢


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