Yellow-billed Kite
Milvus parasiticus
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An aggressive scavenger, the yellow-billed kite ate this photographer's lunch! For comments on separating the yellow-billed and black-billed kites click the 'Safari Ecology' and 'Read more' links. The upper photo was taken on Rubondo island (11-12), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The immature in the second row was seen at Simba A camp in Ngorongoro Crater in a tree with several adult yellow-billed kites (1-14). The bird in flight (Ngorongoro Crater, 2-17) is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The 4th row birdswere seen at Ngorongoro (1-08), courtesy of Fain Zimmerman and Mwanza (7-06), courtesy of Michael Markussen. The others were seen at the Ngorongoro Crater Picnic site courtesy of Tom Nicholls, Fain Zimmerman and Steve Dolberg. Click the photo above to see 21 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Tom Nicholls, Mladen Mates, Fain & RogerZimmerman, Paul Oliver, Hanna Nyman
Karine Van der Vurst, Michael Lund Markussen, Valéry Schollaert

Last Update this page: 5-26-17