Rarest visitor to North Wales this week was a Black Kite
over RSPB Conwy on Friday, perhaps the same seen over Chester's PostHouse roundabout on Saturday, and Heswall on Sunday.
In Egypt it is a very rare passage migrant but the darker, less elegant Black Kite
is a resident breeding bird.
The diets of Eurasian sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus and Black kite
Milvus migrans occupying Lal Sohanra National Park at Bahawalpur, southern Punjab were analyzed.
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
Despite urbanisation and loss of green cover, Delhi's black kite
population has remained intact.
The black kite
(Milvus migrans) is a widespread bird-of-prey that opportunistically exploits a wide array of food sources for instance, it captures live prey such as insects, reptiles, birds and small mammals throughout nearly all habitats from desert to forest and near rivers (Scheider et al, 2004; Shiraishi et al, 1990).
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
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.