The bird at left, with yellow cere but black bill, is of the European, migratory subspecies migrans, while the bird at right, with yellow cere and bill, is of the local subspecies parasitus, sometimes split with aegyptius as Yellow-bille Kite (Milvus aegyptius).
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CitationJosep del Hoyo, IBC1601123. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1601123.
Josep del Hoyo, IBC1601123. Video of Black Kite Milvus migrans at Kampanti, Gambia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1601123.
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