Species Details

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Black Kite Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Milvus migrans
Family : Accipitridae
Order : Accipitriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : Black Kite is a large dark rufous-brown raptor with a long forked tail and a white primary patch on the underwings.Adult shows dark rufous-brown color along with black bill,brown iris and pale yellow legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and juvenile has a broad hitish or buffish streak on the head and belly.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Philip Herbst (www.inaturalist.org/people/Philip Herbst ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;vir joshimore information, please contact us.