Elanoides forficatus


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Noun1.Elanoides forficatus - graceful North American black-and-white kiteElanoides forficatus - graceful North American black-and-white kite
kite - any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
Elanoides, genus Elanoides - a genus of kites
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(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.
This is different from what occurs, for example, with the snail kite (Rosthramus sociabilis) (Vieillot, 1817), the swallowtailed hawk (Elanoides forficatus) (Linnaeus, 1758) and frugivorous birds (Vanderhoff and Eason, 2008).
Swallow-Tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)--New local record.