Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus

Order: Falconiformes - Family: Accipitridae Status: Occasional. Habitat: Woods
All records since January 2014
Adulto
Milano blanco/White-tailed Kite© J. Simón Tagtachian
White underparts and tail. Patch on underwing coverts
Milano blanco/White-tailed Kite© Roberto Ares
White head. Dark around eye. Red iris
Milano blanco/White-tailed Kite© Roberto Ares
Grey upperparts and wings. Black shoulders
Juvenil
Milano blancoJ/White-tailed KiteJ© J. Simón Tagtachian
Underparts streaked brown
Milano blanco/White-tailed Kite© Roberto Ares
Behaviour
26-10-2006 © Roberto Ares Hovers when hunting
Diet
Milano blanco/White-tailed Kite26-10-2006 © Roberto Ares
Mainly rodents
More photographic records since January 2013