Hook-billed Kite

Chondrohierax uncinatus

Order

FALCONIFORMES

Family

Kites, Eagles and Hawks (Accipitridae)

Code 4

HBKI

Code 6

CHOUNC

ITIS

HEAD

Hook-billed Kite Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: White
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Dark gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Hook-billed Kite Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41-46 cm (16-18 in)
  • Weight: 278 g (9.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Dark gray and white barred.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Hook-billed Kite Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Slow floppy wingbeats, soars on thermals and updrafts.
  • Wingspan Range: 86-97 cm (34-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Dark gray and white barred.
  • Under Tail: Dark gray and white barred.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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