Cuban Kite scientific information
  • Endangered because of habitat loss
  • Thought to be extinct until 3 were found in East Cuba
  • Natural habitat is a heavy forested land
  • Thought to feed on snails


BASIC INFORMATION Male
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Female
dark grey above,whitish barred grey
and rufous below,grey tail withthree black bars and pale tip

Female
brown above,coarsely barred
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Male
rufous below, immature
black above, white below
extending onto hindneck.


ยท General
In all plumages distinctive
oval wing shape
and barred under wings.
38-43 cm in size
stocky kite with massive
yellow bill