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Yellow-billed Kite

Milvus aegyptius

Description:

As suggested by its name, the Yellow-billed Kite is easily recognized by its entirely yellow bill, unlike that of the Black Kite (which is present in Africa as a visitor during the North Hemisphere winter). However, immature Yellow-billed Kites resemble the corresponding age of the Black Kite.

Notes:

Spotted this kite enjoying an easy meal on the road in the Kruger Park. Not exactly sure if this is the Yellow-billed kite. Maybe someone can confirm?

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Smith Zoo
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Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Aug 6, 2012

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