White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi


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BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Leptodon forbesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2018.