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  Haliastur indus
  Family Name : Accipitridae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Brahminy Kite, Red-backed Kite

Brahminy Kite,Red-backed Kite
  • Description
    • Description :
      Adult is largely chestnut-brown with white head and breast. 
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Often soaring and diving for food.
      Habitats :
      Mangroves, Urban, Forest, Grassland, Parks & Gardens
      Parks & Gardens :
      West Coast Park
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
  • References
    • Strange, S. & Jeyarajasingam, A. 1993. Birds: A photographic guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing (S'pore) Pte Ltd. 258pp 
      Wang, L.K. & Hails, C.J. 2007. An annotated checklist of the birds of Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement no. 15. 179pp 

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