Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown \ Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia
Related: Bird Molting
Status: The Gray-headed Kite is widespread and uncommon in Amazonia. It is known to range up to 600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Elanio de Cabeza Gris.
Sub-species: Gray-headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis cayanensis), Latham 1790.
Meaning of Name: Leptodon: Gr. Lept= thin, slender mites and odon= tooth. cayanensis= referring to Cayenne in French Guiana.
- 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.