Scissor-tailed kite – Chelictinia riocourii – is a medium sized resident/migratory bird of prey, of Type – diurnal-raptor, Family Accipitridae and Order Accipitriformes. It is found across the Northern Tropics of s s Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Djibouti and winters in S Sudan, S Somalia, S Djibouti and W Somaliland. It is resident in a broad Sahel Belt of Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad and Sudan.
Type - diurnal-raptor - Typical Habitat - Sahel, arid savanna, Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae Genus: Chelictinia Species - Chelictinia riocourii Scissor-tailed kite - Species - ebird.org Scissor-tailed kite - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Scissor-tailed kite - Birds - birdsoftheworld.org Scissor-tailed kite - Database - avibase Scissor-tailed kite - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Scissor-tailed kite - Images - google.com Scissor-tailed kite - Video - youtube.com Scissor-tailed kite - Datazone - birdlife.org