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Black Kite

Milvus migrans

Description:

Black Kite is a medium sized daytime bird of prey, about 50 in length, and 150 in wingspan. The head may be a bit paler than the rest of the body, eye is pale and the beak is yellow at the base with black tip.

Habitat:

Very common in Geneva lake valley, here observed perched and flying over the forested countryside in French pre-Alps.


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1 Comment

robert emond
robert emond 2 weeks ago

Beautiful bird

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.13, Long: 6.37

Spotted on Jun 30, 2019
Submitted on Jul 3, 2019

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