Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Snail Kite
Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Everglade Kite
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Florida; West Indies;
C. Central America and e. tropical South America;
(1) Se. United States (s. Florida n. to Lake Okeechobee).
(2) West Indies (Cuba and the Isle of Pines).
(3) E. Mexico (Veracruz, Campeche and Quintana Roo), Belize (Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary) and Guatemala.
(4) Nicaragua, nw. Costa Rica, Panama (Chiriqui and e. Panama Province, San Blas), Colombia, Benezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador, Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), e. Peru, Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Chuquisaca, Tarija), Paraguay to Uruguay (Banados del Este) and n. Argentina s. to Tucuman, Cordoba and Buenos Aires.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer and winter: c. and s. FLA s. in Everglades s. from Lake Okeechobee
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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