Whistling Kite perching

Whistling Kite perching
Species: Whistling Kite   Haliastur sphenurus
Author: Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson
Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017
Added to IBC: 29 Jun 2017 - 07:53
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Whistling Kites are common along the shores of the Peel-Harvey Estuary, south of Perth in Western Australia.  This bird was perching, while another nearby was calling as it flew.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1387671. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1387671.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1387671. Video of Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus at Nairns Beach, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1387671.

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