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Leptodon forbesi
Photo by Ciro Albano
Barreiros, state of Pernambuco, north-eastern Brazil, December 2007



  • Grey head
  • White hindneck
  • Black upperparts
  • White underparts
  • Grey tail with a very broad, black subterminal band and white tip


South America: found in north-eastern Brazil (Pernambuco and Alagoas and a single site in Paraíba).


This monotypic species[1] has, in the past, been considered a subspecies of Gray-headed Kite.


Humid Atlantic forest.



  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Wikipedia

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