Black-shouldered Kite


Scientific Name: Elanus caeruleus
Common Name: Black-shouldered Kite
Other Name: Black-winged Kite, Australian Black-shouldered Kite

Identifying Features: falcon-like kite, yellow legs, red eyes, black eyebrow, blackish-brown tail and wings, white plumage

Fun Facts:

  • They use their feet to attack their prey.
  • They are considered as silent species as they produce weak calls during the the breeding season only.


This image was clicked by Sudeshna Dey.

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