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Whistling Kite

Haliastur sphenurus

Habitat:

Fishing in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Notes:

Not sure whether this guy is a Whistling Kite or a Little Eagle. I'm so rough on raptors.


1 species ID suggestions

Liam
Liam 4 years ago
Whistling Kite
Haliastur sphenurus BirdForum

4 Comments

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 4 years ago

Thanks Mac they are a spectacular bird to watch whist fishing.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 4 years ago

Great pics Kerry

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 4 years ago

Thanks Liam. Will edit spotting

Liam
Liam 4 years ago

Whistling Kite would be my guess. As far as I'm aware, Little Eagle don't eat fish, while Whistling Kites are known for fishing.

ShannaB
ShannaB 4 years ago

Wow!

Queensland, Australia

Lat: -17.67, Long: 141.08

Spotted on Jul 28, 2011
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013

Spotted for mission

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