An immature bird in flight.

Whistling  Kite, Herdsman Lake, Perth, Western Australia.
An immature bird in flight.
Species: Whistling Kite   Haliastur sphenurus
Author: Nicholas Tomney
Friday, January 31, 2014
Added to IBC: 1 Feb 2014 - 16:20
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Altitude (m): 
7 meters


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Nicholas Tomney, IBC1047771. Accessible at

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Nicholas Tomney, IBC1047771. Photo of Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus at Herdsman Lake, Australia. Accessible at

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