Scissor-tailed Kite

Chelictinia riocourii - Élanion naucler

Élanion naucler
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Chelictinia

  • Species
    :

    riocourii

Descriptor

Temminck, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 68 à 76 cm.
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Élanion naucler
adult
Élanion naucler
adult

Scissor-tailed Kite (Chelictinia riocourii) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Élanion naucler,
  • Elanio golondrina,
  • peneireiro-rabo-de-andorinha,
  • Schwalbenschwanzaar,
  • ollósfarkú kánya,
  • Afrikaanse Zwaluwstaartwouw,
  • Nibbio codaforbice,
  • svalglada,
  • Sakseglente,
  • luniak vidlochvostý,
  • luněc vidloocasý,
  • Svaleglente,
  • afrikansirohaukka,
  • elani de cua forcada,
  • kaniuk długosterny,
  • bezdelīgklīja,
  • Африканский дымчатый коршун,
  • アフリカツバメトビ,
  • 剪尾鸢,
  • 叉尾鳶,

Voice song and cries

Élanion naucler
adult

Habitat

Élanion naucler
adult plum. transition

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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