Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Red Kite
Red Kite Milvus milvus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Verde Kite
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeEurope and ex. nw. Africa; Cape Verde Is.
(1) Europe from the s. British Isles, s. Sweden and the Baltic States to w. Ukraine s. in the Netherlands and e. Germany (Hessen in the Kellerwald) to the Canary Is., nw. Africa from n. Morocco formerly e. to Tunisia and w. Mediterranean region to Balearic Is., Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, s. Italy, Hungary, sw. Russia, nw. Black Sea region, w. Caucasus and ex. ne. Turkey
Reintroduction program underway in England and Scotland.
(2) Cape Verde Is. (Boavista Is.).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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