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Black Kite

Milvus migrans


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.


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 a year ago

Beautiful bird

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

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

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