White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus (Vieillot, 1818)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)    Synonyms: Black-shouldered Kite, WTKI.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Accipitriformes   >   Family Accipitridae   >   Genus Elanus   


Maryland recently re-opened and accepted a thorough write-up with sketch from Town Hill, Allegany Co., Maryland (10/26/1990). At the time of the report, East Coast vagrancy of this species was nearly undocumented, which caused the record to not pass in its initial circulation. After recirculation, it was accepted as the first state record of White-tailed Kite (#2010-039). No Maryland photos.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A White-tailed Kite in southern California (10/7/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

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