Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Brahminy Kite Eagles from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Brahminy Kite
Haliastur indus

Photographer - A. Felix J. Perera

postmarked in 2013 with three Sri Lanka stamps

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The Brahminy Kite also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle in Australia, is a medium-sized bird of prey.  They are found mainly on the coast and in inland wetlands where they feed on dead fish and other prey.

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