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Whistling kite

Haliastur sphenurus

Description:

Size about 60 cm large, wingspan between 123–146 cm. Pale brown on the head, breast and tail, with browner wings and black flight feathers.

Habitat:

Spotted at Seal Island WA (Australia). is found throughout Australia (including coastal islands) New Caledonia and much of New Guinea (excluding the central mountains and the northwest); Inhabits woodland, open landscape and coastal areas.

Notes:

It is named for its loud whistling call, which it often gives in flight. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae Genus: Haliastur Species: H. sphenurus

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JordiPrats
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Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Apr 12, 2017
Submitted on May 4, 2017

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