A bird perching in a dead tree and preening.

A bird perching in a dead tree and preening.
Species: Whistling Kite   Haliastur sphenurus
Author: Nick Talbot
Date: 
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Added to IBC: 12 May 2013 - 10:15
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A frog can also be heard calling.

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Citation

Nick Talbot, IBC1211574. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1211574.

Extended version
Nick Talbot, IBC1211574. Video of Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus at Western Treatment Plant, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1211574.

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