Scientific Name: Milvus migrans Common Name: Black Kite
Identifying Features: dark plumage, forked tail, black claws, yellow legs, black bill
- Black kites are opportunistic hunters and are more likely to scavenge. They spend much time soaring and gliding in thermals in search of food.
- Both the male and female take part in nest building, incubation and care of chicks.
This image was clicked by Geoff Whalan – via Flickr.
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