White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi It resembles the widespread Gray- headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis), the two sharing relatively large size, dark gray. Leptodon forbesi occurs in north-east Brazil in Pernambuco, where it is known from the type specimen taken in (Bierregaard et al. ) and recent. Leptodon forbesi click to enlarge. Distribution: Neotropical. Endemic to northeastern BRAZIL (Alagoas, Pernambuco).more. Subspecies.

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Find out more To find out more about the white-collared kite and its conservation see: American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. The “typical” song was given repeatedly, both perched and in flight bird seen in flight. The colour of the word indicates how much that threat impacts the species darker shades of red mean the threat is more severe.

International Union for Conservation of Nature. With a total population so far estimated at perhaps fewer than mature individuals, and a highly restricted and fragmented range 3 10the white-collared kite may be the most endangered bird of prey in South America 6and indeed is one of the rarest birds in the world 5.

Show Details Hide Details. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: In addition, a lack of knowledge about the white-collared kite, whose very existence as a distinct species was still debated as recently ashinders efforts to conserve it 5 6 8.

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Black-breasted buzzard Hamirostra melanosternon. White underwing-coverts and white leading edge of the wings are both very noticeable in the field and diagnostic. The population is therefore precautionarily placed in the band of mature individuals.


The birds have been seen on this top of the hill by park guards a few times, where they suspect a pair has a nest. The wings of the white-collared kite are quite broad and blunt, the tail is relatively long and rounded, and the head is small, with a slender beak 7.

A morpho juvenile White-collared Kite.

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A large kite, blackish above, white below; head grey sometimes only crown is grey and occasionally entire head whitewhiter on Mantle In birds, the wings, shoulder feathers and back, when coloured differently from the rest of the body. It is endemic to northeastern Brazil.

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Tail ashy-white with black subterminal band and whitish tip. Semicollared hawk Accipiter collaris. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. The kite had given to previous songs, each spaced by about 40 seconds.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Displays have been recorded during October-January, with a nest found in April Bierregaard et al. It resides in Atlantic coastal forest, which is heavily threatened by habitat destruction. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Some birds present two black bands in the undertail. Further surveys and research into the white-collared kite are urgent priorities 3 6 10and studies have been recommended to clarify its taxonomic status using genetic analysis 3.


Secondaries In birds, the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of the wing.

Small area affected a. Skip to main content. White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi. Large, mostly bicoloured kite. The grey-headed kite builds a thin platform nest of sticks and twigs, high in the forest canopy, and lays a clutch of two to three eggs 7. Probably same individual as XC and XC Very little is known about the biology and life history of the white-collared kite 2 3 5 8.

Biodiversity Hotspots – Atlantic Forest: In White-necked Hawk Leucopternis lacernulatus primaries reach tail tip on perched birds. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatology vorbesi, rehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

White-collared kite biology Very little is known about the biology and life history of the white-collared kite forbwsi 3 5 8. This species is classified as Critically Endangered. I was pointing my mic 20 degrees away waiting for another bird to sing, when this started. Crops Logging Threat wordcloud key: Then it broke into a more typical Leptodon style song this recording. Overall white head pearl grey crown and sides of head hard to notice in the field. White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi.

Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: The binomial commemorates the British zoologist William Alexander Forbes. Probably same individual as in XC and XC bird-seen: This Accipitriformes article is a stub.