Elanoides


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Noun1.Elanoides - a genus of kites
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Elanoides forficatus, swallow-tailed hawk, swallow-tailed kite - graceful North American black-and-white kite
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This specimen is referred to Ictinia, rather than to other genera of small New World accipitrids (Chondrohierax, Elanoides, Gampsonyx, Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter) by having this unique combination of characters: Foramen vasculare distale wide and long relative to width of Corpus tarsometatarsi (small in Chondrohierax) ; Trochlea metatarsi II extends distad to level of Trochlea metatarsi III (does not extend this far in Elanoides, Elanus, Harpagus or Accipiter) ; Trochlea metatarsi III as wide as long in acrotarsial aspect (narrower in Gampsonyx and Accipiter); Trochlea metatarsi II wide (narrower in Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter); in medial aspect, plantar extension of Trochlea metatarsi II moderate (greater in Gampsonyx, Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter.
swainsoni Bonaparte, W R Swainson's hawk Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus), I O northern harrier Elanoides forficatus (Linnaeus), I R swallow-tailed kite Elanus leucurus (Vieillot), I R white-tailed kite Family Falconidae (falcons) Falco columbarius Linnaeus, I R merlin F.
(2014), siendo dos especies residentes y diez especies migratorias neartico-neotropicales: Anas clypeata, Aythya collaris, Aythya americana, Podiceps nigricollis, Botaurus lentiginosus, Elanoides forficatus, Laterallus ruber, Porzana carolina, Tringa solitaria, Chlidonias niger, Ridgwayia pinicola y Setophaga nigrescens.