black kite


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Noun1.black kite - dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrionblack kite - dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrion
kite - any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
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The list of wineries that have recently partnered Mims Distributing includes such fine California wineries as Bien Nacido Vineyards, Black Kite Cellars, Burgess Cellars, J.
Rob Jones was in his garden in Eastern Green when the black kite suddenly circled over his home - much to the displeasure of the garden birds making the most of the pleasant weather
Wineries scheduled to pour include: August West, Belle Glos, Bernardus, Black Kite, Boekenoogen, Cattleya, Estancia, Hahn Family Wines, Hawks View, Hope & Grace, J.
Despite urbanisation and loss of green cover, Delhi's black kite population has remained intact.
A Black Kite was reported over Broughton last Friday, while a Rose-coloured Starling was at a holiday park south of Fairbourne.
The island serves as home to birds of prey as well as sea and onshore birds, including sea hawk, black kite, Eurasian hobby, common kestrel, grey plover, little ringed plover, lesser crested tern, red billed tropic bird and grey heron, among others.
More restricted viewing went to Cemlyn's black-headed and grey-headed wagtails, a black kite on Anglesey in June, and a bee-eater over Mold in September.
Two firsts for the islands were a black kite and a melodious warbler from southern Europe.
As far as I understood, that was black kite (Milvus migrans).
It had an artist's rendering of a 45-foot vessel called the Black Kite, which it described as an "ultra high speed class of catamaran" that could travel 80 knots.
1 million contract by Cobham Aviation Services to integrate its Miniature Radar Altimeter (MRA) Type 1 into the Black Kite Target for the UK Ministry of Defence.
Seemingly out of nowhere, a slim black kite cut through the sky, bee lining for mine.