Milvus migrans


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Noun1.Milvus migrans - dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrionMilvus migrans - 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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Last September three Black-winged Kites (Milvus migrans) were founddeadfrom poisoning in a farming area near the village of Maroni.
Among the major cities of the world, the national Capital has the highest density of black kites ( Milvus migrans govinda).
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).
Weyrauch, "A scanning electron microscope study of the pecten oculi of the black kite (Milvus migrans): possible involvement of melanosomes in protecting the pecten against damage by ultraviolet light," Journal of Anatomy, vol.
"As far as I understood, that was black kite (Milvus migrans).
Fights between black kites (Milvus migrans), midsize birds of prey, can get quite violent.
- - - 1 7 Coracias abyssinica 2 8 4 14 15 Cursorius temminckii - - - - - Elanus caeruleus - - - - - Eupodotus savilei 3 5 10 9 4 Falco naumanni 11 10 7 3 4 Halcyon senegalensis 12 12 13 3 2 Lamprotornis caudatus 6 8 6 2 10 Lamprotornis chalybaeus - - - - - Lanius meridionalis - - - - - Lanius senator - 1 1 1 - Leptoptilos crumeniferus - - - - - Macronyx croceus - - - - - Merops albicollis 47 160 78 39 79 Milvus migrans - - - - - Mirafra cantillans 28 44 55 40 24 Motacilla flava - - - - - Myrmecocichla aethiops - - - - - Neotis denhami - - - - - Oenanthe oenanthe - - - - - Oenanthe sp.
Haplorchis pumilio was originally described from two species of birds, Pelecanus onocrotalus and Milvus migrans in Egypt [6].
In this paper, we study causes and consequences of breeding dispersal in the Black Kite (Milvus migrans), a medium-sized migratory raptor, in which dispersal occurs on a spatial scale that we can measure.
Animal poisoning is illegal and immoral, the Game Service said on Friday after three Black-winged Kites (Milvus migrans) were found dead from poisoning in a farming area in the Larnaca district.
Milvus migrans), northern goshawks (Accipiter gentilis), and rooks (Corvus frugilegiw).