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Ictinia
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An adult male Mississippi Kite perched.
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An adult Plumbeous Kite.
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1][2] (both species)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Tribe: Buteonini
Genus: Ictinia
Vieillot, 1816

Ictinia is a genus of birds in the Accipitridae family. It contains two species:

Both of these species are native to the Americas.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008). "Ictinia mississippiensis". 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2008). "Ictinia plumbea". 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 


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