Taxon profile


Black-shouldered Kite
Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Elanus

Scientific synonyms

Elanus axillaris parryi Mathews, 1912
Elanus natatus Condon, 1975
Elanus notatus Gould, 1838
Falco axillaris Latham, 1801

Other names

= Australian Kite

Least Concern



Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [3343]

Bird Life [] [as Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [51852629-cb15-41ac-9afd-ab73b2d8dae2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Elanus axillaris (Latham, 1801)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Elanus axillaris]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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