A bird perching in a dead tree and defecating.

A bird perching in a dead tree and defecating.
Species: Whistling Kite   Haliastur sphenurus
Author: Nick Talbot
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Added to IBC: 12 May 2013 - 10:03
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Altitude (m): 
4 meters


A Superb Fairy-wren and a frog can be heard calling.

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Nick Talbot, IBC1211566. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1211566.

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Nick Talbot, IBC1211566. Video of Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus at Western Treatment Plant, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1211566.

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