|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves) iNaturalist Observation|
|Order:||Birds of Prey (Falconiformes)|
|Family:||Eagle & Hawk (Accipitridae)|
|Species:||Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
Very large. We thought kites were smaller.
Brown wings and buff breast.
Juveniles have white wing tips which show up as "freckles".
Regular white patches on its back and wings when at rest.
Similar Species: Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides)