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Genetica

, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 19–20 | Cite as

Chromosomal sexing of the Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) (Aves: Accipitridae)

  • T. Harris
  • C. Walters
Article

Abstract

The karyotypes of a male and female Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) are presented and their position in the Accipitridae discussed.

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Black Shoulder Kite 
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© Dr W. Junk Publishers 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Harris
    • 1
  • C. Walters
    • 2
  1. 1.Transvaal MuseumPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Histology DepartmentHarare HospitalSalisburyZimbabwe

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