Yellow Billed Kite
© GW - monacoeye.com, all rights reserved. Gambia, Feb 2013
Bird name: Yellow Billed Kite
Latin: Milvus aegyptius
Family: Accipitridae • Birds of Prey, Kites
Similar: Black Kite
The Yellow-billed Kite was thought conspecific with the Black Kite, but is increasingly regarded as a separate allopatric (divided geographically) species, confined to Africa.
The Yellow-billed Kite has a yellow bill, whereas the Black Kite has a black-tipped bill.
Below, Yellow-billed Kite collecting nesting material? Gambia, Feb 2013
André S, Yellow-billed Kite, Serengeti