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Hook-billed Kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Genus Chondrohierax

Chondrohierax is a genus of birds of prey in the Accipitridae. Its two members, the hook-billed kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus) and the Cuban kite (Chondrohierax wilsonii), are often considered to be conspecific. The hook-billed kite is widespread in the warmer parts of the Americas, while the Cuban kite is a critically endangered Cuban endemic.


Hook-billed Kite (Temminck, 1822) (Chondrohierax uncinatus)
Cuban Kite (Cassin, 1847) (Chondrohierax wilsonii)
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