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Hook-billed or Cuban Kite

Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii] (= Chondrohierax uncinatus) (Temminck, CJ 1822)

The hook-billed kite, is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, eagles, and harriers. It occurs in the Americas, including the Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and tropical South America. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Chondrohierax
Scientific:
  Chondrohierax uncinatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1822)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.18 pl.103,104

Protonym:
  Falco uncinatus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9AD67123A2FA9A15

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9AD67123

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9AD67123


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175449

Geographic range:

  • Chondrohierax uncinatus uncinatus: S US and w Mexico to Brazil and n Argentina
  • Chondrohierax uncinatus mirus: Grenada (Lesser Antilles)
  • Chondrohierax wilsonii: E Cuba
English:
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite
French:
Bec-en-croc de Temminck ou B.-en-c. de Cuba


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Hook-billed or Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Milan bec-en-croc ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Chondrohierax uncinatus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Chondrohierax uncinatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Hook-billed Kite ( Chondrohierax uncinatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chondrohierax uncinatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Catalan: Milà de bec ganxut
Carib: Pinya'e
Czech: luňákovec hákozobý, Lunákovec tmavý
Danish: Papegøjebaza
German: Langschnabelweih
English: Cuban, Cuban Kite, Grenada hook-billed kite, Hook-billed Kite, Hook-billed or Cuban Kite, Red-collared Kite
English, HBW: Hook-billed/Cuban Kite
English (IOC): Hook-billed Kite
English (United States): Hook-billed Kite
Esperanto: Hokobeka milvo
Spanish: Caracolero Piquiganchudo, Elanio Piquiganchudo, Gavilán Pico de Gancho, Gavilán Pico Gancho, gavilán pico-gancho, gavilán pico-ganchudo, Gavilan piquiganchudo, Gavilán Piquiganchudo, Milano Pico de Garfio, Milano pico ganchudo, Milano pico garfio, Milano picogarfio
Spanish (Argentine): Milano pico garfio
Spanish (Colombia): Caracolero Piquiganchudo, Caracolero selvático
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gavilan piquiganchudo, Gavilán Piquiganchudo
Spanish (Cuba): Gavilán caguarero
Spanish (Ecuador): Elanio Piquiganchudo
Spanish (Spain): Milano Picogarfio
Spanish (HBW): Hook-billed Kite
Spanish (Honduras): Milano pico ganchudo
Spanish (Mexico): Gavilán Pico de Gancho, gavilán pico gancho, gavilán pico-gancho
Spanish (Nicaragua): Elanio Piquiganchudo
Spanish (Panama): Elanio Piquiganchudo
Spanish (Peru): Elanio de Pico Ganchudo
Spanish (Paraguay): Milano pico garfio
Spanish (Venezuela): Gavilán Pico Ganchudo
Estonian: konksnokk-haugas
Finnish: Väkänokkahaukka
French: Bec-en-croc de Temminck, Bec-en-croc de Temminck ou B.-en-c. de Cuba, Milan à bec crochu, Milan bec-en-croc, Milan bec-en-croc ou M. de Cuba
French (AOU): Milan bec-en-croc
Guarani: Taguato
Hebrew: דיה גדולת מקור
Croatian: Krupnokljuna lunja
Hungarian: csigászhéja
Icelandic: Krókgleða
Italian: Nibbio beccouncinato, Nibbio uncinato
Japanese (romaji): kagihashitobi
Japanese: カギハシトビ
Scientific: Chondrohierax [uncinatus or wilsonii], Chondrohierax megarhynchus, Chondrohierax uncinatus, Chondrohierax uncinatus megarhynchus, Chondrohierax uncinatus uncinatus, Falco uncinatus, Regerhinus Cymindis Megarhynchus
Lithuanian: Ilgasnapis peslys
Dutch: Langsnavelwouw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kroknebbglente
Norwegian: Kroknebbglente
Polish: hakodziób, Hakodziób amerykański
Portuguese: caracoleiro, gavião-bico-de-gancho, Gaviao-caracoleiro, Gavião-Caracoleiro, gavião-de-bico-de-gancho
Portuguese (Brazil): Caracoleiro, Gavião de Bico Gancho, gavião-bico-de-gancho, gavião-caracoleiro, gavião-de-bico-de-gancho
Portuguese (Portugal): Caracoleiro, milhafre-bico-de-gancho
Russian: Длинноклювый коршун, Длинноклювый улиткоед
Slovak: luň hákozobý, Luniakovec dlhozobý
Slovenian: wilsonii
Serbian: Krupnokljuna lunja, Kukastokljuna lunja
Sranan: Aka
Swedish: Kroknäbbsglada, kroknäbbsglada/kubaglada
Turkish: Çengel Gagalı Çaylak
Ukrainian: Шуляк гачкодзьобий
Chinese: 钩嘴鸢
Chinese (Traditional): 鉤嘴鳶

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