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elanus

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  1. Elanus, genus Elanusnoun

    a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds

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  1. Elanus

    Elanus is a genus of bird of prey in the elanine kite subfamily. It was introduced by the French zoologist Jules-César Savigny in 1809 with the black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus) as the type species. The name is from the Ancient Greek elanos for a "kite".The genus contains four species: The first three species above were considered conspecific as subspecies of Elanus caeruleus, which has been known as the black-shouldered kite.These are white and grey raptors of open country, with black wing markings and a short square tail. They hunt by slowly quartering the habitat for rodents and other small mammals, birds and insects, sometimes hovering like a kestrel.

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  1. elanus

    Elanus is a genus of bird belonging to the family Accipitridae, typically known as kites. Birds in this genus are characterized by long wings and a short, square or slightly forked tail. They are native to various regions all around the globe. The term 'Elanus' is derived from the Ancient Greek word for a 'kite' (a type of bird).

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  1. Elanus

    Black-winged Kites is a genus of bird of prey in the elanid kite subfamily. It consists of four species. ⁕Black-winged Kite, Elanus caeruleus ⁕Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus axillaris ⁕White-tailed Kite, Elanus leucurus ⁕Letter-winged Kite, Elanus scriptus The first three species above were considered conspecific as subspecies of the Black-shouldered Kite. These are white and grey raptors of open country, with black shoulder markings and a short square tail. They hunt by slowly quartering the habitat for rodents and other small mammals, birds and insects, sometimes hovering like a kestrel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elanus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elanus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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