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Chondrohierax uncinatus - Hook-billed Kite.JPG
Chondrohierax uncinatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Perninae
Genus: Chondrohierax
Lesson, 1843

C. uncinatus
C. wilsonii

Chondrohierax is a genus of birds of prey in the family Accipitridae. Its two members, the hook-billed kite (C. uncinatus) and the Cuban kite (C. wilsonii), are often[when?] considered[who?] to be conspecific.[citation needed] The hook-billed kite is widespread in the warmer parts of the Americas, while the Cuban kite is a critically endangered Cuban endemic.

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