Deep chestnut with whitish head, neck and breast, black wingtips; bill pale bone. Immature: browner and mottled, head and breast streaked buff, eye dark.
Diurnal, Solitary, pairing only to breed. Tame, inoffensive scavenger, eats small items on the wing.
Coastal, Along coast and on offshore island, major estuaries and rivers; mangroves.
April to August, 2 - 3; bluish-white, marked chestnut or brown. Female incubates the eggs for about 26 days. Young fly after about 50 days
Kakadu National Park
Carnivore, Scavenger; carrion; fish; crabs; sea-snakes; cuttle fish.
|| Brahminy Kite
|| Haliastur (Milvus) indus
|| Least Concern
|| Male 450 mm
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