Black Kite
Perched, profile
Ellura
Nankeen Kestrel
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Black Kite (Milvus migrans)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Birds of Prey (Falconiformes)
Family: Eagle & Hawk (Accipitridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
This Photo:     🔍Perched, anterior🔎

Thank you Bradley W. Jones for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The tail went from straight edged to forked as it was gliding/flying around.

Copyright © 2022-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Oct-2022
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)