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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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 White underwing-coverts and white leading edge of the wings are both very noticeable in the field and diagnostic.

A large kite, blackish above, white below; head grey sometimes only crown is grey and occasionally entire head whitewhiter on The white-collared kite Leptodon forbesi is a South Lepodon raptor. A recent analysis estimated that the proportion of forest lost from within the species’s range from was equivalent to 5. Probably same individual as in XC and XC In White-necked Hawk Leucopternis lacernulatus primaries reach tail tip on perched birds.

Develop a captive-breeding programme Pereira et al. Breeding Few data available, but butterfly display flights rapid, shortened wingbeats on le;todon folded wings held well above the horizontal The species’s strongholds are often on private reserves L.

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The calls of this species include a rapid series of short, high kua-kua-kua-kua notes, as well as a nasal call which somewhat resembles that of a peacock 3 The size of each word indicates the extent of a species range that is forhesi by that threat larger size means a greater area is affected. White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi.


Journal of Raptor Research32 1: There’s a role for everyone! 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. Probably same individual as XC and XC bird-seen: External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto. Find out more To find out more about the white-collared kite and its conservation see: Secondaries In birds, the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of the wing.

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Some birds present two black bands in the undertail. Coverts Small feathers concealing the bases of larger flight feathers, usually on the wings or tail. Mantle In birds, the wings, shoulder feathers and back, when coloured differently from the rest of the body.

There has been massive deforestation in coastal Alagoas and Pernambuco, with most suitable habitat cleared or threatened. There have been very few sightings of it, and nothing is known of its feeding or breeding ecology.

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. The two key sites in Alagoas are both under severe threat, with forest at Murici covering 70 km 2 in the s, but less than 30 km 2 in J.

Canopy of a mountain atlantic forest fragment. Probably same individual as in XC and XC bird-seen: Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Engenho Cachoeira Linda, Barreiros, Pernambuco.


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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Justification of Red List Category This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small known population, in areas where habitat loss is continuing. Morph One of two or more distinct types of a given species, often distinct colour forms, which occur in the same population at the same time that is, are not geographical or seasonal variations. Designate Murici as a biological reserve and ensure its de facto protection. Review terms and conditions page for details.

Map Legend Unclassified No subspecies specified In background of another recording. However, recent studies have confirmed its taxonomic status as a distinct species.

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 Leptodon forbesi.

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The colour of the word indicates how much that threat impacts the species darker shades of red mean the threat is more severe. Glossary Atlantic Forest A highly biodiverse region found along the east coast of South America, comprising several different vegetation types, including high-altitude leptodln, and lowland and montane forest.

Odontriorchis forbesi Swann, Pernambuco, Brazil. The Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil is highly threatened by habitat loss, mainly in the form of clearance for sugarcane and coffee plantations, and pressure from urbanisation 7 8 Blackish above with white feather tips on the mantle, scapulars, secondaries, and inner primaries.

Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Also recorded flying over mangroves Rhizophora Skip to main content.