Black-shouldered Kite

Elanus axillaris

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The black-shouldered kite (Elanus axillaris), Australian black-shouldered kite, or simply Australian kite, is a small raptor found in open habitat throughout Australia. It resembles similar species found in Africa, Eurasia and North America, including the black-winged kite, a species that has in the past also been called "black-shouldered kite".

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  1. (c) Julius Simonelli, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7851674
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elanus_axillaris

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