Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles)  
Genus: Helicolestes (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Slender-billed Kite
Slender-billed Kite (Helicolestes hamatus)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to the [Slate-colored Hawk], but without the white band on the tail (ProAves). The Slender-billed Kite also is thinner with a more hooked bill.


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