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Black Kite
Milvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Milvus

Scientific:
  Milvus migrans

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.28

Protonym:
  Falco migrans

Avibase ID:
  C1C255AA01C58664

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C1C255AA

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
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Kite
Czech:
  luňák hnědý
German:
  Schwarzmilan
Danish:
  Sort Glente
Spanish:
  Milano negro
Finnish:
  haarahaukka
French:
  Milan noir
Icelandic:
  Vatnagleða
Italian:
  Nibbio bruno
Japanese:
  nishitobi
Japanese:
  ニシトビ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Wouw
Norwegian:
  Svartglente
Polish:
  kania czarna
Portuguese:
  Milhafre-preto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  milhafre-preto
Russian:
  Чёрный коршун
Slovak:
  haja tmavá
Swedish:
  Brun glada
Chinese:
  黑鸢


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans)
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans migrans/govinda)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 2015:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 2016:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 2017:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
eBird version 2018:
   Black Kite (Black) ( Milvus migrans [migrans Group])
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Kite ( Milvus migrans) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Geelbekwou, Swartwou
Arabic: الحدأة, الحدأة الحدية, الحدأة السوداء, الحدية
Asturian: Milán, Milán Prietu
Azerbaijani: Qara çalağan, Qara çərpələnmək
Belarusian: Каршун чорны, Чорны каршун
Bulgarian: Черна каня, Черна каня (ssp. migrans)
Bengali: ভুবন চিল
Breton: Ar barged du
Catalan: Milà negre
Catalan (Balears): Milà negre
Valencian: Milà negre
Shor: Қартыға
Czech: Lunák hnedý, Luňák hnědý, luňák hnědý evropský
Chuvash: Хăлат
Welsh: Barcud ddu, Barcud Du, Barcut du
Danish: Sort Glente, Sort Glente (Vestlig)
German: Schmarotzermilan, Schwarzmilan, Schwarzmilan [migrans Gruppe], Schwarzmilan-migrans
Greek: Γυπογεράκα, Τσίφτης
Greek (Cypriot): Γυπογεράκα
English: Black kite, Black Kite (Black), European Black Kite, Yellowbilled Kite
Esperanto: Nigra milvo
Spanish: Milano Negro, Milano Negro [Grupo migrans]
Spanish (Spain): Milano Negro [Grupo migrans]
Estonian: Must-harksaba
Basque: Milà negre, Miru beltza
Persian: کورکور سیاه
Finnish: Haarahaukka
Faroese: Svartgleða
French: Élanion blac, Milan d'Afrique, Milan noir, Milan noir (nominal), Milan noir [migrans]
Frisian: Swarte Glee
Irish: Cúr Dhubh, Cúr Dubh
Galician: Milà negre, Millafre negro
Hebrew: דיה שחורה, דיה שחורה (מערבית), מצויה
Hindi: Paria parundu
Croatian: Crna lunja, Crna lunja (crnokljuna), Crnkasta lunja
Hungarian: Barna kánya, Barna kánya [migrans csoport]
Armenian: [Sev Tsin ], Սև Ցին
Indonesian: Alap-alap hitam, Burung Elang Paria, Elang Paria
Icelandic: Vatnagleða, Vatnagleða (migrans)
Italian: Nibbio bruno
Japanese: nishitobi, Tobi, tobi (migrans guru-pu), Tonbi
Japanese: トビ, トビ (migrans グループ), トンビ, ニシトビ
Japanese (Kanji):
Georgian: ძერა
Khakas: Тигiлген
Kazakh: Қара кезкұйрық, Қарақұ
Kazakh (Transliteration): qara kezquyrıq
Korean: 솔개
Korean (Transliteration): solgae
Kashmiri: [Gaant]
Latin: Falco migrans, Milvus korschun, Milvus lineatus, Milvus migrans, Milvus migrans [migrans Group], Milvus migrans migrans, Milvus migrans migrans/govinda
Luxembourgish: Schwaarze Milan, Schwaarze Schéierschwanz
Lithuanian: Juodasis peslys
Latvian: Melnā klija, Melnā klija (migrans gr.)
Malagasy: hitsikitsika, Papango, Tsimalaho
Macedonian: Црна луња
Malayalam: ചക്കി  പരുന്ത്‌
Mongolian: Сохор элээ
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠯᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠰᠣᠬᠣᠷ ᠡᠯᠢᠵ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Элээ
Mongolian (Transliteration): elee, sokhor elee
Malay: Burung Helang Ekor Cabang, Burung Lang Bangkai, Burung Lang Gelap, Helang Kembara Hitam, Helang Merah
Maltese: Astun Iswed
Dutch: Zwarte wouw, Zwarte Wouw (migrans groep)
Norwegian: Svartglente, svartglente (migrans gr.)
Polish: kania czarna, kania czarna (gr. migrans)
Pinyin: élìyě, hēi yuān, lǎo yuān, lǎo-yīng, yào-yīng, yuān
Portuguese: milhafre preto, Milhafre-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): milhafre-preto, milhafre-preto [grupo migrans]
Portuguese (Portugal): Milhafre-preto [grupo migrans]
Romansh: Milan stgir
Romanian: Gaie neagră
Russian: Коршун черный, Черный коршун, Чёрный коршун, Чёрный коршун [группа migrans]
Sindhi: ٽ ٽًٍ ا يٌٓ
Slovak: Haja tmavá
Slovenian: crni škarjek, crni škarnik, črni škarnik
Albanian: Huta e zezë bishtgërshërë
Serbian: mrka lunja, Мрка лунја, Мрка луња
Swedish: Brun glada, brun glada ([migrans Group]), Brunglada
Swahili: Mwewe, Mwewe Domo-jeusi
Tamil: [Paria parundu], Kalla Parundhu
Thai: เหยี่ยวดำ, เหยี่ยวดำใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw dam, yìaw dam yày
Turkish: Kara çaylak, Kara Çaylak (migrans), Siyah çaylak, Қара кезқұйрық
Tuvinian: Дээлдиген, согуржап
Ukrainian: Черний шуліка, Чорний шуліка, Шуліка чорний , Шуліка чорний [група migrans]
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, 黑鳶 (麻鷹), 黑鸢, 黑鸢(欧洲至中亚)
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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