Photo: Black-winged kite India,Rajkot,09-03-2016. The black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus) is a small diurnal bird of prey in the family Accipitridae best known for its habit of hovering over open grasslands in the manner of the much smaller kestrels. This Eurasian and African species was sometimes combined with the Australian black-shouldered kite (Elanus axillaris) and the white-tailed kite (Elanus leucurus) of North and South America which together form a superspecies. This kite is…
Muy probablemente una de las rapaces diurnas más desconocidas de Europa y de España. Este ave, Elanus caeruleus, a mi entender absolutamente preciosa, con toda la parte inferior de un blanco inmaculado exceptuando las puntas y el dorso de las alas de un color azul-grisáceo me resulta impresionante.
Collared Falconet (Microhierax caerulescens) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.
Puerto Rican Tody The Puerto Rican tody (Todus mexicanus) is a bird native to the island of Puerto Rico. Despite its scientific name, the Puerto Rican tody is endemic to the island and is locally known as "San Pedrito" ("Little Saint Peter")
A large bird of prey the Secretary Bird__Satiggarius serpenentarius; is said to take its unusual name from the strange and distinguishing arrangement of feathers on the back of its neck. The secretary.
Grey goshawk of Australia (white morph) - the only pure-white bird of prey that is not a result of albinism. Also, BEAUTIFUL. I felt truly privileged to see one land on the tree branch outside my window.