- Scissor-tailed Kite
 - Scissor-tailed Kite
 - Scissor-tailed Kite
 - Scissor-tailed Kite

Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii Scientific name definitions

Alan C. Kemp, Guy M. Kirwan, and Jeffrey S. Marks
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated March 18, 2014

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Distribution of the Scissor-tailed Kite - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Scissor-tailed Kite

Recommended Citation

Kemp, A. C., G. M. Kirwan, and J. S. Marks (2020). Scissor-tailed Kite (Chelictinia riocourii), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.sctkit1.01