I made this shot as the Brahminy Kite glided over our house-yard looking for a snack.
This is an adult bird, and has its full, handsome plumage.
Brahminy Kites, also known as Red-backed Sea Eagles in Australia, are medium-sized raptors, with a wing span of about 1.7 metres. They have a distinctive, high-pitched call which they seem to use quite often when hunting in the morning.
Brahminy Kites eat carrion, but will also take live lizards, fish, birds and insects.
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