Brahminy Kite At A Village In Puri , Orissa , India . The Brahminy Kite ( Halias ...
Stockphoto ID: 1983218
File name: DSC04107.JPG
Format: digital, 3000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: India
Description: Brahminy Kite at a village in Puri , Orissa , India . The Brahminy Kite ( Haliastur indus ) , also known as the Red backed Sea eagle , is a medium sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae , This species nests in trees , often close to water . It feeds as a scavenger , particularly on dead fish and crabs , especially in wetlands and marshland .