Hook-billed kite

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

The Hook-billed kite is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Hook-billed Kite at Anzalduas County Park, 1/18/09 I ran into JD Cortez this morning At Anzaldulas County Park south of Mission in Hidalgo County. We did a couple of laps around the park finally picking up the wintering Prairie Warbler, a female Black-throated Gray Warbler, a couple of Northern Beardless Tyrannulets and a couple of Pine Siskins. So we were doing pretty good when a floppy-winged raptor approached us. We enjoyed great looks a this Hook-billed Kite. More

Hook-billed Kites (Chondrohierax uncinatus) have been reported recently from both Anzalduhas County Park, Mission, and from Santa Ana NWR, both in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley. Hook-billed Kite is listed as a permanent resident of Hidalgo and Starr Counties, TX, and they are one of only 80 species listed as an ABA Code-3 species. Hook-billed Kite in Santa Ana NWR thorn-scrub forest, March 2000, Bill Maynard photo. More

Hook-billed Kites (Chondrohierax uncinatus) soar up in an early-afternoon thermal from semi- wooded country southeast of San Francisco de Apure, Apure, Venezuela and disappear to the northeast. The day was typically tropical-sunny, hot, humid, and still. At first we were confused, because the flock ob- viously contained three different kinds of birds, but with further study we realized they were all identi- cally shaped, with the long tail and narrowed wing base typical of Chondrohierax. More

The Hook-billed Kite, Chondrohierax uncinatus, is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, eagles, and harriers. It occurs in the Americas, including the Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and tropical South America. The critically endangered Cuban Kite, C. wilsonii, is considered by some authors to be a subspecies of the Hook-billed Kite. More

The Hook-billed Kite has a large range, estimated globally at 9,800,000 square kilometers. Native to the Americas and nearby island nations, this bird prefers subtropical or tropical forest or shrubland ecosystems. The global population of this bird is estimated at 50,000 to 500,000 individuals and while it does show signs of decline, they are not severe enough to necessitate inclusion on the IUCN Red List. For this reason, the current evaluation status of the Hook-billed Kite is Least Concern. More

The Hook-billed Kite is a snail-eating Kite, like its cousin, the Everglades Kite. The length of the kite is about 15-18 inches. The Hook-bill has 2 color phases. In the light phase (male) the top side is light to dark gray. The tail is dark, tipped and barred with white. The undersides are striped gray in all shades and thicknesses. The head is capped grey. The female light phase is mostly brown. The upper side is dark brown; the undersides are barred brown. More

Hook-billed Kite determination Similar species Accipitridae Bicolored Hawk | Black Hawk-Eagle | Black-and-White Hawk-Eagle | Black-collared Hawk | Black-faced Hawk | Crane Hawk | Crested Eagle | Double-toothed Kite | Great Black Hawk | Grey Hawk | Grey-bellied Hawk | Grey-headed Kite | Harpy Eagle | Hook-billed Kite | Long-winged Harrier | Ornate Hawk-Eagle | Osprey | Pearl Kite | Plumbeous Kite More

Hook-billed Kite, female adult in branch More

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Bird of the Month - October 2008 Grenada Hook-billed Kite femaleThis subspecies of the Hook-billed Kite is listed as Endangered (EN) by the IUCN Red Data List due to its limited range and small population. Its threatened status is most likely due to loss of habitat which impacts availability of food and nesting sites, and human persecution due to confusion with the Broad-winged Hawk in the past. Currently, the species is protected in Grenada. More

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Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Chondrohierax
Species : uncinatus
Authority : (Temminck, 1822)