Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)



Common breeding resident mainly in coastal areas and large marshes and man-made tanks/reservoirs of the lowlands. Also an occasional visitor to the hills. Its food consist of any animal which it can capture such as lizards, young or wounded birds, fish, crabs, large insects etc. Its breeding season is from October to April and the nest made of sticks and twigs in the tree top where it lays 2-3 eggs. 





                                          Juvenile-->

3 comments:

  1. Nice picture. Once I have captured an injured baby Brahmini Kite at Hiyare rescue centre.

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  2. Thanks Dilshan!!!Are you working at Hiyare?

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