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Alternative name: African Swallow-tailed Kite

Chelictinia riocourii
Photo by volker sthamer
Location: Awash NP, Ethiopia
Photo by MURAMURA
Location: Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Identification

Distribution

Africa from Senegal east to Ethiopia and northern Somalia, Ivory Coast and Ghana and to Kenya. Migratory and nomadic.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.

Habitat

Semi-desert and Savannah.

Behaviour

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