Letter-winged Kite Elanus scriptus


Garnett, S. 1992. Threatened and extinct birds of Australia. Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union and Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Moonee Ponds, Australia.

Johnstone, R. E.; Storr, G. M. 1998. Handbook of Western Australian birds, volume I: non-passerines (emu to dollarbird). Western Australian Museum, Perth, Australia.

Marchant, S.; Higgins, P. J. 1993. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, 2: raptors to lapwings. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Olsen, P. 1998. Australia's raptors: diurnal birds of prey and owls.

Olsen, P. D. 1995. Australian birds of prey. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Elanus scriptus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2022.