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White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi It resembles the widespread Gray- headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis), the two sharing relatively large size, dark gray. Leptodon forbesi occurs in north-east Brazil in Pernambuco, where it is known from the type specimen taken in (Bierregaard et al. ) and recent. Leptodon forbesi click to enlarge. Distribution: Neotropical. Endemic to northeastern BRAZIL (Alagoas, Pernambuco).more. Subspecies.

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The extent of habitat loss indicates that there must have been significant declines in both numbers and range.

Has very limited range in small area of NE Brazil, within which known population extremely small, but recent surveys indicate that it seems to occur in MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.

Frbesi a role for everyone! Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: White-collared kite range The white-collared kite is known from just a handful of sites in the states of Pernambuco and Alagoas in north-eastern Brazil 2 forbsi 5 7 10and has also recently been recorded further south, in the state of Sergipe 9.

Skip to main content. There may also be white spotting on the mantle and white tips to the secondaries 2 3 5 7 8although these last two features have been difficult to confirm in wild specimens 9. Mantled Hawk Leucopternis polionotus has shorter tail almost completely white, and broader, more pointed wings show a noticeable white trailing edge. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Bec-en-croc de Forbes German: Seipke, The Peregrine Fund. White underwing-coverts and white leading edge of the wings are both very noticeable in the field and diagnostic.

Serra do Urubu, Pernambuco. Today, only one per cent of the original forest within this species range remains forgesi this is severely fragmented.


Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. It is endemic to northeastern Brazil. Sugar-cane plantations have leptoodon virtually all the lower-altitude forest in Alagoas and Pernambuco states. Taxonomic Relating to taxonomy, the science of classifying organisms, grouping together animals which share common features and are thought to have a common ancestor.

White-collared kite fact le;todon Description Biology Range Habitat Status Threats Conservation Find out more Glossary References Print factsheet White-collared kite description Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Falconiformes Family Accipitridae Genus Leptodon 1 Only recently confirmed as a distinct species, the white-collared kite has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most endangered birds of prey in the world 2 3 5 6.

Review terms and conditions page for details. White-collared kite biology Very little is known about the biology and life history of the white-collared kite 2 3 5 8. The colour of the word indicates how much that threat impacts the species darker shades of red mean the threat is more severe. In addition, a lack of knowledge about the white-collared kite, whose very existence as a distinct species was still debated as recently ashinders efforts to conserve it 5 6 8.

For over half a century it was considered a variant of its close relative the Grey-headed kite, Leptodoncayanensis. Retrieved from ” https: Very similar to more widely distributed Grey-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensis from which differs on white head and leading edge to wings and white underwing forebsi. Conservation Actions Proposed Urgently survey all forest patches larger than 10 ha in Pernambuco, Alagoas and neighbouring states Seipke It apparently inhabits humid forest at elevations up to c.

Probably same bird as XC and XC bird-seen: Ubiquitous Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus has pointed wings and multi-banded tail pattern. The “typical” song was given repeatedly, both perched and in flight bird seen in flight.

However, it is likely to be similar to the grey-headed kite 5 8which lepfodon on a variety of insects as well as eggs, young birds, frogs, lizards, snakes and molluscs 7. The adult has a grey head with white hindneck, black upperparts, white underparts, and a grey tail with a very broad, black subterminal band and whitish tip.


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White-collared frobesi Leptodon forbesi. Show Details Hide Details. Passo de Camaragibe, Alagoas. Canopy of a mountain atlantic forest fragment. It was estimated that the proportion of forest lost from within this species’s range from was equivalent to 5.

Leptodon forbesi occurs in north-east Brazil in Pernambuco, where it is known from the type specimen taken in Bierregaard et al. Crops Logging Threat wordcloud key: American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. Light- morph juvenile grey-headed kites are browner above than the white-collared kite, have a black crown, and have black-tipped feathers on the upperparts 3.

Molluscs A diverse group of invertebrates, mainly marine, that have one or all of the following; a horny, toothed ribbon in the mouth the radulaa shell covering the upper surface of the body, and a mantle or mantle cavity with a type of gill.

Voice No obvious differences from L. It resembles the widespread Gray-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensisthe two sharing relatively large size, forbeesi gray upperparts, and white underparts. White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi.

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X Close Image credit. Mantle In birds, the wings, shoulder feathers and back, when coloured differently from the rest of the body. Probably same individual as in XC and XC bird-seen: White-collared kite habitat This species inhabits Atlantic coastal forestat elevations up to about metres 2 3 5 7 8 The population is therefore precautionarily placed in the band of mature individuals.

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