Adult Black Kite
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Characteristics
Colouring Dull dark brown-black body, lighter lower
Voice High whinnying
Feeds on Dead and dying fish, carrion, small bird
Flight Expert, soaring well
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Adult Black Kite
Adult Black Kite
Page Last Updated 27/08/2017 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Milvus migrans
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Black Kite
Vital Statistics
Length 48 to 58 cms
Weight 650 to 1100 gms
Wingspan 130 to 155 cms
Lifespan 1 to 20 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black Kite (Species=Milvus migrans / Standard Name=Black Kite)