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Grey-headed Kite

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Alternate name
Leptodon cayanensis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
46-53 cm Length
Tropical forest,l swamp forest & savanna, up to 2200 m, Found in:- [Argentina:- Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia,] Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador. El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana. Honduras Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago & Venezuela Habitat
1-2 Clutch
Reptiles & large insects that it, generaly, takes in the canopy. Food  
3313 - TSN: 175447 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo March 29, 2007 by healeyboy © all rights reserved          

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Grey-headed Kite Ssp: cayanensis Nick Athanas Finca Cuatro Rios, San Miguel de Los Bancos, Pichincha Ecuador song XC6644

Video by Planet of birds © all rights reserved

Czech: Lunákovec šedohlavý, luňákovec šedohlavý
Danish: Grĺhovedet Bazavĺge
German: Cayennenweih, Cayenneweih
English: Cayenne Kite, Gray headed Kite, Gray-headed Kite, Grey headed Kite, Grey-headed Kite
Spanish: Aguililla Cabecigrís, Elanio Cabecigris, Gavilán Cabecigris, Gavilán Cabecigrís, Gavilán Cabeza Gris, gavilán cabeza-gris, Milano Blanco y Gris, Milano cabecigrís, Milano cabeza gris
Spanish (Argentine): Milano cabeza gris
Spanish (Colombia): Aguililla Cabecigrís
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gavilán cabecigris, Gavilán Cabecigrís
Spanish (Honduras): Milano cabeza gris
Spanish (Mexico): gavilán cabeza gris, gavilán cabeza-gris, Milano cabecigrís
Spanish (Nicaragua): Elanio Cabecigris
Spanish (Paraguay): Milano cabeza gris
Spanish (Venezuela): Gavilán Guacharaquero
Estonian: valjashaugas
Finnish: Jokihaukka
French: Milan de Cayenne
Guarani: Taguato morotî
Italian: Nibbio testagrigia
Japanese: haigashiratobi
Japanese: ハイガシラトビ
Latin: Leptodon cayanensis
Dutch: Cayenne Wouw, Grijskopwouw
Norwegian: Grĺhodeglente
Polish: leptodon szaroglowy, leptodon szarogłowy
Portuguese: Gaviao-de-cabeca-cinza, gaviăo-de-cabeça-cinza
Portuguese (Brazil): Gaviăo de Caneça Cinza, Gaviăo-de-cabeça-cinza
Russian: Кайеннский коршун, Кайенский Коршун, Сероголовый кайенский коршун
Slovak: lun menlivý
Swedish: Grĺhuvad gökfalk
Chinese: 灰头美洲鸢
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