Genus Chondrohierax


Hook-billed kite - The critically endangered Cuban Kite, C. wilsonii, is considered by some authors to be a subspecies of the Hook-billed Kite.


Chondrohierax wilsonii - This species is classified as critically endangered by BirdLife International. The current population is estimated 50 to 250 mature birds. After a last confirmed sighting in 2001 and an unconfirmed sighting in 2004 Cuban ornithologist Nils Navarro Pacheco took a photograph of one individual in 2009.

Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Chondrohierax