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Australian Kite Elanus axillaris

Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Black-shouldered Kite, Australian Black-shouldered Kite
Old scientific name(s): Elanus notatus


Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Aug 5, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Sw. Western Australia, se. Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and e. South Australia.
Disperses to c. Western Australia, Northern Australia, Queensland, South Australia and w. New South Wales.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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