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Black-winged kite
(Black-shouldered kite)
(Common Black-shouldered kite)*
Elanus caeruleus*

Photo by: P. de Chabannes
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:04
Information Source for Taxanomy:del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. (1994) HBW. Vol. 2
Tail length:11 - 15 cm
Body length:31 - 37 cm
Wingspan:77 - 92 cm
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings
European Union
  Ireland (1 Holding(s)):
  • Ashbourne (Tayto Park) 
      Spain (1 Holding(s)):
  • Santo Domingo (Zoo Koki) 
    Number: 2
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries