Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. E Ecuador and Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Madre de Dios, Peru
Status: The Double-toothed Kite is uncommon in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1000 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in the deciduous forest of northwest Peru. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Elanio Bidentado.
Sub-species: Double-toothed Kite (Harpagus bidentatus bidentatus), Latham 1790.
Meaning of Name: Harpagus: L. harpazo= vulture, in Greek mythology, there was a Persian general Harpagus who was forced to eat the flesh of his own son. bidentatus: L. bi= two, double, dentatus= toothed.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.