Swallow-tailed kite (Elanoides forficatus)

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Swallow-tailed kite fact file

Swallow-tailed kite description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderFalconiformes
FamilyAccipitridae
GenusElanoides (1)

Information on the swallow-tailed kite is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
American swallow-tailed kite.
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Swallow-tailed kite status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix III of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (May, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Swallow-tailed kite in flight  
Swallow-tailed kite in flight

© Margaret Sloan

Margaret Sloan
http://www.pbase.com/laumakani

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