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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae.

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Examples

  • Adult Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus, also known (for obvious reasons) as the red-backed sea-eagle, photographed at Pulau Langkawi, Langkawi Permata Kedah (the Jewel of Kedah), Malaysia.

    Mystery bird: Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus

  • Response: This is an adult Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus, a medium-sized accipiter.

    Mystery bird: Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus

  • Mystery bird: Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus | Science | guardian.co.uk

    Mystery bird: Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus

  • A rich avifauna is present with over 270 species recorded, including green peafowl Pavo muticus (VU), two species of jungle fowl Gallus gallus and G. varius, reef heron Egretta sacra, dusky grey heron Ardea sumatrana (LR), osprey Pandion haliaetus, Brahminy kite Haliastur indus, white-bellied sea eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster, ruddy kingfisher Halcyon coromanda and frigate bird Fregatta ariel.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • The Brahmany kite (_Haliastur indus_) -- the handsome kite with white head and breast and rich chestnut-red wings -- is sometimes seen on the Nilgiris, but scarcely sufficiently often to merit a place among the common birds.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The handsome brahminy kites (_Haliastur indicus_), attired in chestnut and white, are now busily occupied, either in seeking for sites or in actually building their nests, which resemble those of the common kite.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • (Haliastur indus) and spotted dove (Streptopelia chinensis) in Indian cities.

    The Times of India

  • (Haliastur indus) and spotted dove (Streptopelia chinensis) †"have virtually disappeared.

    The Times of India

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