Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii


Buij, R., Cavaillès, S. and Mullié, W.C. 2013. Breeding biology and diet of the African Swallow-tailed Kite (Chelictinia riocourii) in Senegal and Cameroon. Journal of Raptor Research 47(1): 41-53.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Kemp, A.C., Kirwan, G.M. and Marks, J.S. 2014. Scissor-tailed Kite (Chelictinia riocourii). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Pilard, P., Lelong, V., Sonko, A. and Riols, C. 2011. Suivi et conservation du dortoir de rapaces insectivores (Faucon crécerellette Falco naumanni et Élanion naucler Chelictinia riocourii) de l'île de Kousmar (Kaolack / Sénégal). Alauda 79(4): 295-312.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Chelictinia riocourii. Downloaded from on 04/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/08/2020.