Elanus


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Noun1.Elanus - a genus of small kites of both Old and New WorldsElanus - a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Elanus leucurus, white-tailed kite - grey-and-white American kite of warm and tropical regions
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Small mammal bone modifications in black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus pellets from Algeria: implications for archaeological sites.
Small mammal bone modifications in blackshouldered kite Elanus caeruleus pellets from Algeria: Implications for archaeological sites.
Aguilas y Aguilillas) Elanus leucurus Ictinia plumbea Accipiter striatus Accipiter bicolor Buteo magnirostris Buteo platypterus Mb Buteo albicaudatus FALCONIDAE: (4) (Halcones.
Iruna (VI), Elanus, CIL II 5819; Albertos 1975, 13, n.
Con base a la frecuencia de aparicion, las especies que se ubicaron en las tres zonas y la zona de referencia del pantano fueron: Buteo magnirostris (especie rapaz), Elanus leucurus (especie rapaz), Rostrhamus sociabilis (especie rapaz sujeta a proteccion especial), Butorides striatus, Ardea alba, Egretta thula, Caracara cheriway (especie rapaz), Cathartes burrovianus, Coragyps atratus, Crotophaga sulcirostris, Dendrocygna autumnalis, Sporophila torqueola, Stelgidopterix ruficollis, Agelaius phoeniceus, Jacana spinosa e Himantopus mexicanus.
Accipitridae Accipiter tachiro African goshawk Circus ranivorus African marsh harrier Accipitridae Bird of prey Elanus caeruleus Black-shouldered kite Melierax metabates Dark chanting goshawk Kaupifalco Lizard buzzard monogrammicus Circus ranivorus Marsh harrier Accipiter ovampensis Ovambo sparrowhawk Circus macrourus Pallid harrier Acccipiter badius Shikra 2.
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.