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29â€“35 cm (11Â½-13Â¾ in); shortish wings and a longish tail
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Double-toothed Kite is a big cause of misidentification.
Primary lowland rain forests.
The diet consists mostly of insects, particularly cicadas, small birds and lizards.
This seems to be a migrant breeding in austral summer in Atlantic Forest and vacating the southernmost part of this range in austral winter which is spent in Amazonian areas.
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