Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Plumbeous Kite

Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mana, French Guiana - Jul 24, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Belize - Mar, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Isla de Marajó, Pará, Brazil - Nov, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Carajás, Pará, Brazil - Oct, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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C. Central America to tropical South America;
E. Mexico from Tamaulipas, e. San Luis Potosi, Veracruz and Oaxaca s. along both slopes to Panama (Pearl Is.) to Colombia to w. Ecuador and e. of the Andes in Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Brazil (Bahia) s. to Rio Grande do Sul, e. Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay and n. Argentina s. to Tucuman and Misiones.


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


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