A new Kite



Today we have seen a new kite for our list, the gray-headed kite (Leptodon cayanensis). It's a widespread but rare kite, living in pristine forests close to water.

With it, our raptors list (without vultures) has grown to 31 species, as follows:


  1. Osprey
  2. Hook-billed Kite
  3. Swallow-tailed Kite
  4. Grey-headed Kite
  5. Rufous-thighed Kite
  6. Pearl Kite
  7. White-tailed Kite
  8. Snail Kite
  9. Plumbeous Kite
  10. Mississippi Kite
  11. Crane Hawk
  12. Great Black Hawk
  13. Savannah Hawk
  14. Black-collared Hawk
  15. Grey-bellied Hawk
  16. Bicoloured Hawk
  17. Roadside Hawk
  18. Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle
  19. White-tailed Hawk
  20. Short-tailed Hawk
  21. Bay-winged Hawk
  22. Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle
  23. Crested Caracara
  24. Lesser yellow-headed Caracara
  25. Laughing Falcon
  26. Barred Forest-falcon
  27. Collared Forest-falcon
  28. American Kestrel
  29. Aplomado Falcon
  30. Bat Falcon
  31. Orange-breasted Falcon