LEPTODON FORBESI PDF

White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi It resembles the widespread Gray- headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis), the two sharing relatively large size, dark gray. Leptodon forbesi occurs in north-east Brazil in Pernambuco, where it is known from the type specimen taken in (Bierregaard et al. ) and recent. Leptodon forbesi click to enlarge. Distribution: Neotropical. Endemic to northeastern BRAZIL (Alagoas, Pernambuco).more. Subspecies.

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The white-collared kite Leptodon forbesi is a South American raptor. It is endemic to northeastern Brazil.

White-collared Kite | Leptodon forbesi

The adult has a grey head with white hindneck, black upperparts, white underparts, and a grey tail with a very broad, black subterminal band and whitish tip. It is very similar to the more widespread grey-headed kite L.

This species is classified as Critically Endangered. There have been very few sightings of it, and nothing is known of its feeding or breeding ecology.

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The current population is estimated at some 50— mature individuals. The binomial commemorates the British zoologist William Alexander Forbes.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. White-collared kite Conservation status.

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