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Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite

Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus] (= Milvus migrans) (Boddaert, P 1783)

The black kite is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors. It is thought to be the world's most abundant species of Accipitridae, although some populations have experienced dramatic declines or fluctuations. Current global population estimates run up to 6 million individuals. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Milvus
Scientific:
  Milvus migrans


Original description

Citation:
  (Boddaert, P 1783)

Reference:
   Table Planches Enlum. D'Aubenton

Protonym:
  Falco migrans

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27822629


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  06D9A2C8D1E3678A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-06D9A2C8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/06D9A2C8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175469

Geographic range:

  • Milvus migrans migrans: NW Africa and Europe to s-central Asia; winters to s Africa
  • Milvus migrans govinda: Indian subcontinent to Indochina and Malay Peninsula
  • Milvus migrans affinis: Sulawesi to Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomons and Australia
  • Milvus aegyptius aegyptius: Egypt, sw Arabia and coastal ne Africa
  • Milvus aegyptius parasitus: Africa s of the Sahara, Madagascar, Cape Verde and Comoro is.
  • Milvus lineatus lineatus: Siberia to n India, China and Ryukyu Is.; winters to Iraq, SE Asia
  • Milvus lineatus formosanus: Taiwan and Hainan (s China)
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English:
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite
French:
Milan noir ou M. brun


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite ( Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus])
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Milan noir ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Milvus migrans [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Milvus migrans [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Milvus migrans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Swart/Geelbekwou, Swartwou
Arabic: الحدأة, الحدأة الحدية, الحدأة السوداء, الحدية, حدأة سوداء
Asturian: Milán Prietu
Azerbaijani: Qara çalağan, Qara çərpələnmək
Belarusian: Чорны каршун
Bulgarian: Черна каня
Bengali: ভুবন চিল
Breton: Ar barged du
Catalan: Milà negre
Catalan (Balears): Milà negre
Valencian: Milà negre
Shor: Қартыға
Czech: Lunák hnedý, Luňák hnědý
Chuvash: Хăлат
Welsh: Barcud ddu, Barcud Du, Barcut du
Danish: Sort Glente
German: Schwarzmilan
Greek: Τσίφτης
Greek (Cypriot): Γυπογεράκα
English: Black Kite, Black or Black-eared Kite, Black, Yellow-billed or Black-eared Kite, Egyptian Kite
English, HBW: Black Kite
English (IOC): Black/Yellow-billed Kite
English (Kenya): Black Kite
English (Philippines): Black Kite
English (United States): Black Kite
English (South Africa): Black/Yellow-billed Kite
Esperanto: Nigra milvo
Spanish: Milano negro
Spanish (Spain): Milano Negro
Spanish (HBW): Milano negro
Estonian: Must-harksaba
Basque: Milà negre, Miru beltza
Persian: کورکور سیاه
Finnish: haarahaukka
Faroese: Svartgleða
French: Milan d'Afrique, Milan d'Egypte, Milan noir, Milan noir ou M. brun
Frisian: Swarte Glee
Irish: Cúr Dhubh, Cúr Dubh
Galician: Milà negre, Millafre negro, Miñato negro
Hebrew: דיה שחורה, מצויה
Hindi: Paria parundu
Croatian: Crna lunja, Crnkasta lunja
Hungarian: Barna kánya
Armenian: [Sev Tsin ], Սև Ցին
Indonesian: Alap-alap hitam, Burung Elang Paria, Elang Paria
Icelandic: Vatnagleða
Italian: Nibbio bruno
Japanese (romaji): Tobi, Tonbi
Japanese: トビ, トンビ
Japanese (Kanji):
Georgian: ძერა
Khakas: Тигiлген
Kazakh: Қара кезкұйрық, Қарақұ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qara kezquyrıq
Korean: 솔개
Korean (Transliteration): solgae
Kashmiri: [Gaant]
Scientific: Falco migrans, Haliaetus lineatus, Milvus [migrans or lineatus], Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus], Milvus lineatus, Milvus lineatus lineatus, Milvus migrans, Milvus migrans migrans
Luxembourgish: Schwaarze Schéierschwanz
Lithuanian: Juodasis peslys
Latvian: Melnā klija
Malagasy: hitsikitsika, Papango, Tsimalaho
Macedonian: Црна луња
Malayalam: ചക്കി  പരുന്ത്‌, ചക്കിപ്പരുന്ത്
Mongolian: Сохор элээ
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠯᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠰᠣᠬᠣᠷ ᠡᠯᠢᠵ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Элээ
Mongolian (Transliteration): elee, sokhor elee
Marathi: घार
Malay: Burung Helang Ekor Cabang, Burung Lang Bangkai, Burung Lang Gelap, Helang Kembara Hitam, Helang Merah
Maltese: Astun Iswed
Nepali: कालो चील
Dutch: Zwarte Wouw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartglente
Norwegian: Svartglente
Polish: kania czarna
Pinyin: élìyě, hēi yuān, lǎo yuān, lǎo-yīng, yào-yīng, yuān
Portuguese: milhafre preto, Milhafre-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): milhafre-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Milhafre-preto
Romansh: Milan stgir
Romanian: Gaie neagră
Russian: Chyorny Korshun, Коршун черный, Черный коршун, Чёрный коршун
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Bora Parakussa
Slovak: Haja tmavá
Slovenian: crni škarjek, crni škarnik, črni škarnik
Albanian: Huta e zezë bishtgërshërë
Serbian: Crna lunja, mrka lunja, Мрка лунја, Мрка луња
Swedish: Brun glada, brun glada/gulnäbbad glada, Brunglada
Swahili: Mwewe, Mwewe Domo-jeusi
Tamil: [Paria parundu], Kalla Parundhu
Thai: เหยี่ยวดำ, เหยี่ยวดำ/เหยี่ยวหูดำ, เหยี่ยวดำใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw dam, yìaw dam yày
Turkish: Kara çaylak, Siyah çaylak, Қара кезқұйрық
Tuvinian: Дээлдиген, согуржап
Ukrainian: Черний шуліка, Чорний шуліка, Шуліка чорний
Vietnamese: Chim Diều, Chim Diều hâu, Chim Diều hâu đen, Diều, Diều hâu, Ó Diều
Chinese: [hei yuan], [lao-ying], [ma ying], [yuan], 老鷹, 老鸢, 额力也, 鳶, 鸢, 鹞鹰, 麻鹰, 黑耳鸢, 黑鳶, 黑鳶 (麻鷹), 黑鸢
Chinese (Traditional): 老鳶, 額力也, 鳶, 鷂鷹, 黑鳶
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 老鷹, 黑鳶
Chinese (Taiwan): [lao-ying], 老鷹, 老鹰, 黑鸢

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