Black Kite

photo by Thomas Kraft

Scientific classification

Order

Accipitriformes

Family

Accipitridae

Subfamily

Milvus

Species

migrans

Appearance

* Medium sized bird of prey with blackish-brown plumage
* Pretty long almost straight tail
* Size: 43-55 cm

Habitat

Open areas, forest, wetlands and also close to cities

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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