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White-tailed Kite

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Alternate name
Elanus leucurus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
38 cm Length
Scrub and grassland. Up to 1,500 m. Range:- Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada:- British Columbia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, USA & Venezuela
 
Habitat
Altitude
Range
3-6 eggs Clutch
Voles, birds, lizards, snakes and insects Food  
  Habits
3328 - TSN: 175282 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo November 15, 2006 by pablo_caceres_c  © all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

White-tailed Kite Daniel González Amat Wetland Batuco, Batuco, Región Metropolitana Chile XC45576

Video by manolodorecho © all rights reserved

Video by manolodorecho © all rights reserved

 

Czech: Lunec americký, luněc americký
Danish: Hvidhalet Glente
German: Weißschwanzaar
English: Black-shouldered Hawk, Black-shouldered Kite, White-tailed Kite
Spanish: Bailarín, Elanio Azul, Elanio Bailarín, Elanio Ciloblanco, Elanio Coliblanco, Elanio Maromero, Gavilán Maromero, Halcón Blanco, Milano blanco, Milano Cola Blanca, milano cola-blanca, Milano Coliblanco, Milano hombros negros
Spanish (Argentine): Milano blanco
Spanish (Colombia): Gavilán Maromero
Spanish (Costa Rica): Elanio Coliblanco
Spanish (Honduras): Milano hombros negros
Spanish (Mexico): milano cola blanca, milano cola-blanca, Milano Coliblanco
Spanish (Nicaragua): Elanio Azul
Spanish (Paraguay): Milano blanco
Spanish (Uruguay): Halcón Blanco
Spanish (Venezuela): Gavilán Maromero
Estonian: ameerika hõbehaugas
Finnish: Amerikanliitohaukka
French: Élanion à queue blanche
Guarani: Taguato morotî
Italian: Nibbio codabianca
Japanese: ojirotobi
Japanese: オジロトビ
Latin: Elanus leucurus
Dutch: Amerikaanse Grijze Wouw
Norwegian: Hvithaleglente
Polish: kaniuk amerykanski, kaniuk amerykański
Portuguese: Gaviao-peneira, Gavião-peneira, gavião-peneirador, peneira, peneireiro-cinzento
Portuguese (Brazil): Gavião-peneira, gavião-peneirador, peneira, peneireiro-cinzento
Russian: Белохвостый дымчатый коршун, Белохвостый коршун
Slovak: luniak bielochvostý
Swedish: Vitstjärtad glada
Chinese: 白尾鸢

Range

Argentina:- Argentine Region, Buenos Aires, Cuyo, Gran Chaco, Mesopotamia, Northwest, Patagonia

Brazil:- Center-West Brazil:- Federal District, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul

North Brazil:- Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Para, Roraima & Tocantins

Northeast Brazil:- Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte & Sergipe.

USA:- Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, , South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin & Wyoming.

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