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These beautiful raptors have "a light brown head and underparts, with pale streaks, and dark sandy-brown wings with paler undersides. [The top of the wings look like they have white spots while] the underwings have a characteristic pale 'M' shape when open [I prefer to think of it as a 'W' considering it is a Whistling Kite after all]. The head and body are relatively narrow and the tail is rounded." (Birdlife Australia: http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/whis... )
Quietly perched on the branch of a Boab Tree (Adansonia gregorii) at the waste water wetlands.
Whenever I have gone to the waste water wetlands these birds are always soaring above with Black Kites (Milvus migrans), to and from the rubbish dump which is just next door.