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Yellow-billed Kite - Calling all Friends A Yellow billed Kite poses for a photograph while calling out to his fellow raptors as they surround a watering hole.  Photographed in Namibia, southwestern Africa.  Geotagged,Milvus aegyptius,Namibia,Yellow-billed kite,avian,beak,bird,call,funny,perched,pose,powerful,raptor,sharp Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Yellow-billed Kite - Calling all Friends

A Yellow billed Kite poses for a photograph while calling out to his fellow raptors as they surround a watering hole. Photographed in Namibia, southwestern Africa.

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  1. wow nice shot Clarie. :) Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thank you very much, appreciated indeed. Posted 6 years ago

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The yellow-billed kite is the Afrotropic counterpart of the black kite , of which it is most often considered a subspecies. However, recent DNA studies suggest that the yellow-billed kite differs significantly from black kites in the Eurasian clade, and should be considered as a separate, allopatric species.

There are two subspecies: ''M. a. parasitus'', found throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa , except for the Congo Basin and ''M. a. aegyptius'' of Egypt, south-west Arabia and the.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
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Uploaded Jan 5, 2015. Captured Dec 30, 2014 10:35 in D2845, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/7.1
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 340mm