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Black Kite
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Black Kite,
Milvus migrans
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Afroaves
Superorder: Accipitrimorphae
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Tribe: Milvini
Genus: Milvus
Species: M. migrans
Binomial name
Milvus migrans
(Boddaert, 1783)
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Other names

Scientiphic name: milvus migrans

Desciption

Similar species

Red Kite (milvus milvus)

Behaviour

Diet

The Black Kite eats fish (hunted or scavenged on), carrion, refuse, small rodents and (rarely) birds. It sometimes chases other birds to steal prey from them.

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

it's found in Europe, Asia, North Africa. It lives mainly near rivers and wetlands,
Black Kite range map

red kite range map.

where it's easy to fish or steal prey from other fish-eating birds.

References

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