Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Gray-headed Kite
Gray-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensis
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-headed Kite, Cayenne Kite
Old scientific name(s): Odontriorchis palliatus
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RangeC. Central America to n. and c. South America;
(1) Mexico (s. Tamaulipas, Yucatan and Oaxaca) to Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, n. Brazil, e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. Bolivia and w. Ecuador.
(2) C. Brazil, e. Bolivia (Pando, Beni, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz), Paraguay and ne. Argentina (e. Formosa, Chaco, Misiones).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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