Spotted Harrier
Black-shouldered Kite
Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Bird of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Eagle & Hawk (Accipitridae)
Species: Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis)
This Photo:     Ventral

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Sorry about the terrible photo's.
They were enough to id, barely, and that was all we got. It was a heavily overcast day.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Sep-2014
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)