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Brahminy Kite

Haliastur indus

FAMILY ACCIPITRIDAE
(KITES & HARRIERS)

Habitat: Wetlands, marshlands, lakes, rivers, coasts

Distribution: Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, southeast Asia, Australia

Diet: Fish, crabs, insects, frogs, snakes, small mammals and carrion (dead animals)

Distinguishing features: Bright chestnut plumage with white head, neck and breast





26-Aug-2011
26-Aug-2011  Brahminy Kite  Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.