Rufous-thighed kite

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Rufous-thighed kite
Rufous-thighed Kite (Harpagus diodon).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Harpagus
Species: H. diodon
Binomial name
Harpagus diodon
(Temminck, 1823)

The rufous-thighed kite (Harpagus diodon) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, and Suriname. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.