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Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite

Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus] (= Elanus caeruleus) (Desfontaines, 1789)




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Elanus
Scientific:
  Elanus caeruleus


Original description

Citation:
  (Desfontaines, 1789)

Reference:
  Hist.Acad.R.Sci.Paris(1787) p.503 pl.15

Protonym:
  Falco caeruleus

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9F8A7B0CCE269FB2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9F8A7B0C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9F8A7B0C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175284

Geographic range:

  • Elanus caeruleus caeruleus: SW Iberian Peninsula, Africa and sw Arabia
  • Elanus caeruleus vociferus: Pakistan to e China, Indochina and Malay Peninsula
  • Elanus caeruleus hypoleucus: Greater and Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi and Philippines
  • Elanus caeruleus wahgiensis: New Guinea
  • Elanus axillaris: Open woodlands, savanna and grasslands throughout Australia
  • Elanus leucurus leucurus: E Panama to Brazil, central Argentina and central Chile
  • Elanus leucurus majusculus: W and s US to w Panama
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English:
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite
French:
Élanion blanc, É. d'Australie ou É. à queue blanche


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Black-shouldered Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite ( Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus])
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-winged Kite ( Elanus caeruleus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Blouvalk
Arabic: الحدأة سوداء الكتف
Bulgarian: Пепелява каня
Bengali: কাটুয়া চিল
Catalan: Esparver d'espatlles negres
Czech: Lunec šedý, Luněc šedý
Danish: Blå Glente
German: Gleitaar
Greek: Ελανος, Έλανος
Greek (Cypriot): Ελανος
English: Black-shouldered Kite, Black-shouldered, Black-winged or White-tailed Kite, Black-winged Kite
Esperanto: Nigraflugila milvo
Spanish: Elanio Azul, Elanio coliblanco, Elanio Común, Elanio de Alas Negras, milano cola-blanca, Milano hombros negros
Spanish (Costa Rica): Elanio coliblanco
Spanish (Honduras): Milano hombros negros
Spanish (Mexico): milano cola-blanca
Estonian: austraalia hõbehaugas, Hõbehaugas
Basque: Elano urdina, Esparver d'espatlles negres
Finnish: Liitohaukka
French: Élanion blac, Élanion blac, É. d'Australie ou É. à queue blanche, Elanion blanc, Élanion blanc, Élanion blanc, É. d'Australie ou É. à queue blanche
Galician: Esparver d'espatlles negres, Lagarteiro cincento
Hebrew: דאה שחורת כתף, דאה שחורת־כתף, דאה שחורת-כתף, דיה שחורת־כתף
Hungarian: kuhi
Indonesian: Alap-alap putih, Alap-alap tikus, Elang tikus, Taga
Icelandic: Völsungur
Italian: Nibbio bianco
Japanese (romaji): Haguro-tobi, katagurotobi
Japanese: カタグロトビ
Japanese (Kanji): 肩黒鳶
Kwangali: Tuyu
Scientific: Elanus [caeruleus, axillaris or leucurus], Elanus caeruleus, Elanus caeruleus caeruleus, Elanus caerulus, Elanus coeruleus, Falco caeruleus
Lithuanian: Mėlynasis peslys
Malayalam: വെള്ളി എറിയന്‍ 
Malay: Helang Tikus
Nepali: मुसे चील
Dutch: Grijze Wouw
Norwegian: Svartvingeglente
Polish: kaniuk, kaniuk (zwyczajny), Kaniuk czarnoskrzydły, Kaniuk zwyczajny
Pinyin: hēi-chì yuān
Portuguese: peneireiro cinzento, Peneireiro-cinzento
Portuguese (Brazil): Gavião-peneira
Romansh: milan da las alas nairas
Romanian: Gaie cenuşie
Russian: Дымчатый коршун, Коршун дымчатый, Чернокрылый дымчатый коршун, черноплечий коршун
Slovak: Luniak sivý
Slovenian: Lebduh, sinji lebduh
Shona: Rukodzi
Serbian: siva lunja
Siswant: Lohheyane
Sotho, Southern: Phakoana-mafieloana
Swedish: Svartvingad glada
Swahili: Mwewe-kipupwe
Tamil: Siria Karum Parundhu
Thai: เหยี่ยวขาว
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw kʰăaw
Tswana: Phakalane
Turkish: Ak Çaylak, Beyaz çaylak
Tsonga: Nwarikapanyana
Ukrainian: Шуліка чорноплечий
Vietnamese: Diều trắng
Xhosa: Umdlampuku
Chinese: 黑翅鳶, 黑翅鸢
Chinese (Traditional): 黑翅鳶
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黑翅鳶
Chinese (Taiwan): 黑翅鸢

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