Travel, Nature and Wildlife Photography

Fauna: Birds

Black Kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized brid of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is thought to be the world's most abundant species of Accipitridae. Today estimated 6 million black kites are found globally. They are found through the temperate and tropical parts, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and Oceania. The temperate populations of this kite are found to be migratory while the tropical ones are resident. They weigh about 730g and they measure about 47 - 60cm long. They prey on lizards, small mammals and insects, mainly grasshoppers.

Black Kite
Black Kite in Charkose Jhadi
Black kite in Charkose Jhadi
Black kite on a tree
Black kite on a dry tree
Black Kite in Tarahara Jungle, Eastern Nepal