Black Kite, Kaikoura

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Michael Szabo
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Black Kite, Kaikoura

Postby Michael Szabo » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:34 am

Jesse Golden and Harry Boorman report seeing a Black Kite yesterday at 559 Postmans Road, Kaikoura Flat NZ-Canterbury (-42.3642,173.6106) via eBird: "Large dark raptor with square, forked pale tail. No white rump. Rough looking bird, some flight feathers in moult."

Here is the link to Harry's photo: ... e=5E7A3437
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Re: Black Kite, Kaikoura

Postby wazzagonewild » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:27 am

Not seen again from 4:45-6:45 pm on the same day

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