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Black-eared Kite

Milvus lineatus (Gray, JE 1831)

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 lineatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Gray, JE 1831)

Reference:
   Ill. Indian Zool. Hardwicke 1 pt8 pl.18

Protonym:
  Halioetus lineatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45959704


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A691B3788F2341E0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A691B378

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A691B378


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824859

Geographic range:

  • Milvus lineatus lineatus: Siberia to n India, China and Ryukyu Is.; winters to Iraq, SE Asia
  • Milvus lineatus formosanus: Taiwan and Hainan (s China)
English:
Black-eared Kite
French:
Milan brun
Croatian:
Azijska lunja
Italian:
Nibbio bruno
Japanese (romaji):
tobi
Portuguese:
Milhafre-de-orelhas-pretas
Ukrainian:
Шуліка (чорний) азійський


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Milan brun ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans [lineatus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black Kite (Black-eared) ( Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Milvus lineatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black-eared Kite ( Milvus lineatus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Milvus [migrans, aegyptius or lineatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Swartoorwou, Swartwou (lineatus/formosanus)
Arabic: حدأة سوداء (سعفاء)
Asturian: Milán prietu (lineatus/formosanus)
Azerbaijani: Qara çalağan (lineatus/formosanus yarımnövü)
Belarusian: Чарнавухі каршун
Bulgarian: Черна каня (ssp. lineatus/formosanus), Черноуха черна каня
Bengali: কারাকান চচর , কারা-কান চচর
Bengali (transliteration): kālākāna cila, kālā-kāna cila
Catalan: Milà negre (lineatus/formosanus)
Czech: luňák hnědý (ssp. lineatus/formosanus), Luňák sibiřský
Welsh: Barcud clustddu
Danish: Sort Glente, Sortøret (ssp. lineatus/formosanus), Sortøret Glente
German: Schwarzmilan (lineatus/formosanus), Schwarzmilan-lineatus, Schwarzohrmilan, Sibirischer Schwarzmilan
Greek: Σιβηρoτσίφτης, Τσίφτης (lineatus/formosanus)
English: Black eared Kite, Black kite, Black Kite (Black-eared), Blackeared Kite, Black-eared Kite, East Palearctic Black Kite
English, HBW: Black Kite (Black-eared)
English (IOC): Black Kite (Black-eared)
English (United States): Black Kite (Black-eared)
Esperanto: Nigraorela milvo, Nigrorela milvo
Spanish: Milan orejinegro, Milano Negro (lineatus/formosanus), Milano Negro (orejas negras Siberia-China), Milano Negro (orejas negras)
Spanish (Spain): Milano Negro (lineatus/formosanus), Milano negro (orejas negras Siberia-China), Milano negro (orejas negras)
Spanish (HBW): Milano negro (lineatus/formosanus)
Estonian: ida-harksaba
Basque: Miru beltza (lineatus/formosanus)
Persian: کورکور سیاه (lineatus/formosanus)
Finnish: haarahaukka (lineatus/formosanus), Idänhaarakaukka
French: Milan brun, Milan noir (lineatus), Milan noir [lineatus ou formosanus], Milan sibérien
Frisian: Swartearglee
Irish: Cúr cluadubh
Galician: Millafre de orellas negras, Miñato negro (lineatus/formosanus)
Hebrew: דיה שחורה (מזרחית), דיה שחורת אוזן
Croatian: Azijska lunja
Hungarian: Keleti barna kánya, Keleti barnakánya
Armenian: Սև ցին (lineatus/formosanus)
Icelandic: Vatnagleða (lineatus/formosanus)
Italian: Nibbio bruno, Nibbio guancenere, Nibbio mascherato
Japanese (romaji): tobi, tobi (lineatus/formosanus)
Japanese: トビ, トビ (lineatus/formosanus), トビ(lineatus/formosanus)
Mongolian, Halh: салаа сүүлт элээ
Korean: 솔개, 솔개 (lineatus/formosana)
Scientific: Haliaetus lineatus, Milvus lineatus, Milvus lineatus lineatus, Milvus migrans [lineatus Group], Milvus migrans lineatus, Milvus migrans lineatus/formosanus
Lithuanian: Juodasis peslys (lineatus/formosanus), Juodaskruostis peslys
Latvian: Svītrainā klīja
Mongolian: салаа сүүлт элээ
Dutch: Oostelijke Zwarte Wouw, Zwarte Wouw (lineatus/formosanus)
Norwegian: Asiasvartglente, svartglente (lineatus/formosanus)
Polish: kania syberyjska, kania syberyjska (M.m. lineatus/formosanus)
Portuguese: Milhafre-de-orelhas-pretas
Portuguese (Brazil): milhafre-preto (lineatus/formosanus)
Portuguese (Portugal): milhafre-preto (lineatus/formosanus), Milhafre-preto [grupo lineatus]
Rhaeto-Romance: Milan da l‘ureglia naira
Romanian: Gaie cu urechi negre
Russian: Черноухий коршун, Чёрный коршун (Черноухий)
Northern Sami: Ásiasuorrehávut
Slovak: haja ciernosluchá, haja čiernosluchá, haja čiernosluchá (skup.)
Slovenian: Črni škarnik (lineatus/formosanus), Progasti (črni) škarnik
Serbian: Crna lunja (lineatus/formosanus)
Swedish: brun glada (lineatus/formosanus), Svartörad glada
Thai: เหยี่ยวหูดำ
Turkish: Kara Çaylak (lineatus/formosanus), Karakulak çaylak
Tatar: кара колаклы тилгән
Tuvinian: кара кулактыг дээлдиген
Ukrainian: Шуліка (чорний) азійський
Vietnamese: Diều hâu lineatus
Chinese: 黑耳鸢, 黑鸢(东亚,黑耳鸢)
Chinese (Traditional): 黑鳶(黑耳)

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