Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Letter-winged Kite

Letter-winged Kite Elanus scriptus

Described by: Gould (1842)
Alternate common name(s):
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Victoria, Australia - 1975 © Hans&Judy Beste  Victoria, Australia - Date unknown © Hans&Judy Beste  Geelong, Victoria, Australia - 1975 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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Interior of Australia;
Ex. n. and se. Northern Territory (Top End, Fogg Dam and Talbleland Highway n. of Barlky Homestead), w. Queensland and ne. South Australia (Strzelecki Track and Birdsville Track).
Disperses to Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland (Townsville), New South Wales (Deniliquin, Brisbane) and South Australia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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