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Black kite

Milvas migrans

Description:

Medium-sized raptor with dark plumage and fan-like tail.

Habitat:

Seen over a golf course near the coast.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 8 years ago
Black Kite
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2 Comments

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 8 years ago

Thanks, Liam.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Tail length and shape, wing shape, and patterning all suggest Kite over Buzzard. The number of "fingers" and the facial pattern point to Black Kite over Red.

Dangermouse
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Dangermouse

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Aug 25, 2012
Submitted on Aug 29, 2012

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