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  Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

Black Kite | Milvus migrans photo
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

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Black Kite | Milvus migrans photo
Black Kite in flight

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Black Kite | Milvus migrans photo
The Black Kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized bird of prey

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BLACK KITE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Milvus migrans in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Milvus
Species:migrans
Common Name:Black Kite