Fw: Do whistling kites have crests?

To: "roger curnow" <>, "COG" <>
Subject: Fw: Do whistling kites have crests?
From: "John Cummings" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 16:14:04 +1000

It looks like a Little Eagle to me.  Can not see the under wings and the M but the tail certainly looks like a LE and the front coloring is not a WK.


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From: roger curnow [
Sent: Friday, 3 June 2005 1:55 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Fw: Do whistling kites have crests?



Can anyone positively identify this raptor for me please.

Fyshwick sewerage ponds yesterday morning.

At the time I thought "whistling kite" but i was busy trying to get a picture.

My concern is the "crest"
which is visible from more than one angle in all the snaps I took ; except for the last.


    roger curnow




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