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Leptodon forbesi (Swann, 1922)

White-collared kite

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1880? 1922?

Rediscovered in 1987 (2006?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Pernambuco, Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Swann, H. K. (1922). A synopsis of the Accipitres. London: Wheldon & Wesley.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2013). Leptodon forbesi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 24 November 2013.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Dénes, F. V., Silveira, L. F. Seipke, S. Thorstrom, R. Clark, W. S, and Thiollay J.-M. (2011). The White-collared Kite (Leptodon forbesi Swann, 1922) and a Review of the Taxonomy of the Grey-headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis Latham, 1790). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123(2): 323-331.

Pereira, G. A.; Dantas, S. de M.; Periquito, M. C. (2006). Possível registro de Leptodon forbesi no Estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14(4): 441-444.

Seipke, S. (2008). Searching for the elusive White-collared Kite (Leptodon forbesi) in northeastern Brazil. Neotropical Raptor Network Newsletter: 13.

Seipke, S. H.; Dénes, F. V.; Pallinger, F.; Thorstrom, R.; Thiollay, J.-M.; Silveira, L. F.; Clark, W. S. (2011). Field identification of White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi and similar-looking species in north-east Brazil. Neotropical Birding: 29-39.

Sonntag, F. A. 2010. White-collared Kite. Available at: http://www.wikiaves.com/283559

Sonntag, F. A. 2011. White-collared Kite. Available at: http://www.wikiaves.com/381963

Sonntag, F. A. 2012. White-collared Kite. Available at: http://www.wikiaves.com/564946

Teixeira, D. M., J. B. Nacinovic, and F. B. Pontual. (1987). (Abstract) [Notes on the rediscovery of Leptodon forbesi in northeast Brazil]. Page 148 in Anon. (ed.) , XIV Congresso Brasileiro de Zoologia, Resumos, 1987, Juiz de Fora. Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil.

 

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