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Black Kite

Milvus migrans

FAMILY ACCIPITRIDAE
(KITES & HARRIERS)

Habitat: Densely populated areas to remote desolate places

Distribution: Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa

Diet: Small mammals like rats, fish, frogs, lizards, household refuse and carrion (dead animals)

Distinguishing features: Dark plumage of black, brown and pale brown sometimes giving a streaked appearance, yellow legs with black claws





10-Sep-2011
10-Sep-2011 Black Kite Pic: Harish Mahendrakar
Pic: Harish Mahendrakar

23-Jul-2011
23-Jul-2011 Kite
Pic: Usha Rajagopalan


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