WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilvus Lacepede, 1799

205396

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205396

accepted
Genus
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large kite. Plumage: variable, brown or...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large kite. Plumage: variable, brown or rufous; tail forked, wings rather long with rounded tips. Other details: bill small and weak; legs short, tarsus with transverse scutes in front, reticulate scales behind; feet weak with long sharp talons. Tail spread and twisted in flight; wings always bent at carpal joint. [details]
Tasker, M. (2017). Milvus Lacepede, 1799. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205396 on 2017-11-19

Date
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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
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2017-10-02 08:42:01Z
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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large kite. Plumage: variable, brown or rufous; tail forked, wings rather long with rounded tips. Other details: bill small and weak; legs short, tarsus with transverse scutes in front, reticulate scales behind; feet weak with long sharp talons. Tail spread and twisted in flight; wings always bent at carpal joint. [details]