Double-toothed Kite (Harpagus bidentatus)

The Double-toothed Kite is a medium sized hawk that inhabits the forest and forest edge and can be found following troops of monkeys, hunting for lizards and insects that the monkeys flush out. Its more distinctive field mark is a dark strip that runs through the center of the white throat. It also has gray head and rufous barring on the underparts.

Double-toothed Kite - Harpagus bidentatus - Gavilán Gorgirrayado

Locals have called this Kite “Felipe”, given that is a frequent visitor to the Kekoldi refuge in Talamanca

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