Black-eared Kite
Milvus linneatus

– buzzard-sized raptor
– vagrant in WP, Asian origin
– diurnal migrant, strictly over land
– usually migrates singly, flocks at migration bottlenecks


Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1312, 18/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1313, 18/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1314, 19/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1315, 14/05/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, 2CY
BIF1312, 19/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, 2CY
BIF1317, 22/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus X Black Kite Milvus migrans, AD
BIF1318, 19/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus X Black Kite Milvus migrans, 2CY
BIF1319, 19/06/2016, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1464, 10/05/2011, Ertis, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1465, 10/05/2011, Ertis, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, 2CY
BIF1466, 13/05/2011, Akku, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, 2CY
BIF1467, 13/05/2011, Akku, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1468, 13/05/2011, Akku, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
-> heavily shot!
BIF1469, 13/05/2011, Akku, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, AD
BIF1470, 25/05/2011, Yekpyndy, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

Black-eared Kite Milvus linneatus, 2CY
BIF1471, 27/05/2011, Rybachje, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Red Kite (v)
Black Kite (v)
Yellow-billed Kite (v)

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