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Fight for Food Two kites fighting for prey at Mangalajodi Black Kite,Brahminy Kite,Brahminy kite,Fall,Geotagged,Haliastur indus,India Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Awesome shot!

    Please add a title, geotag, and the ID. Thanks.
    Posted 7 months ago
  2. FANTASTIC SHOT AND GREAT TIMING... NICELY DONE

    I ID'd this as Haliastur indus. Both male and female in your shot is very very cool!
    Posted 7 months ago, modified 7 months ago

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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. Adults have a reddish-brown body plumage contrasting with their white head and breast which make them.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Stephen Philips
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Uploaded Jan 15, 2019. Captured Dec 20, 2015 10:28 in Road from Mangalajodi to NH-5, Mangalajodi, Odisha 752023, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/10.0
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm