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brahminy kite - red-backed sea-eagle - Haliastur indus

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The brahminy kite , also known as the red-backed sea-eagle in Australia, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors, such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. They are found in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Australia. They are found mainly on the coast and in inland wetlands, where they feed on dead fish and other prey.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy
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By Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy

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Uploaded Mar 16, 2022. Captured Feb 7, 2022 13:46 in 3FWP+CCG, Murdeshwar, Karnataka, India.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO640
  • 600mm