Black Kite
Black Kite
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:     Dark Behind the Eye

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 © 2014-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Sep-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)