Elanus leucurus


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Noun1.Elanus leucurus - grey-and-white American kite of warm and tropical regionsElanus leucurus - grey-and-white American kite of warm and tropical regions
kite - any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
Elanus, genus Elanus - a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds
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Registros documentados del Pato-Silbon de Cara Blanca (Dendrocygna viduata), del Elanio de Cola Blanca (Elanus leucurus) y del Avefria Tero (Vanellus chilensis) en el Peru.
BREEDING RECORDS OF WHITE-TAILED KITE ELANUS LEUCURUS IN PUEBLA AND TLAXCALA, MEXICO
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.
Familia Accipitridae Elanus leucurus (Vieillot) (milano blanco).
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.
The other abundant birds of prey include Harris's hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus), the white-tailed kite (Elanus leucurus), the black-chested buzzard eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus), the hawks (Buteo), the tiugue or chimango (Milvago chimango), and the American kestrel (Falco sparverius).