Chondrohierax is a genus of birds of prey in the family Accipitridae. Its two members, the hook-billed kite (C. uncinatus) and the Cuban kite (C. wilsonii), are often[when?] considered[who?] to be conspecific.[citation needed] The hook-billed kite is widespread in the warmer parts of the Americas, while the Cuban kite is a critically endangered Cuban endemic.

Chondrohierax uncinatus - Hook-billed Kite.JPG
Hook-billed kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Perninae
Genus: Chondrohierax
Lesson, 1843

C. uncinatus
C. wilsonii

See alsoEdit

  • BirdLife International (2020). "Chondrohierax uncinatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T22694971A168997614. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T22694971A168997614.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  • BirdLife Species Factsheet