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Swallow-tailed Kite
Swallow-tailed Kite
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Perninae
Genus: Elanoides
Vieillot, 1818
Species: E. forficatus
Binomial name
Elanoides forficatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies
  • E. f. forficatus (Linn. 1758)
  • E. f. yetapa (Vieillot, 1818)
Synonyms
  • Falco forficatus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Falco furcatus Linnaeus, 1766
  • Elanoides yetapa Vieillot, 1818 (now a subspecies)
  • Nauclerus furcatus Vigors 1825
  • Milvus furcatus Cuvier

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