Square-tailed Kite at Manly Dam near Sydney

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sarahmaddox
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Square-tailed Kite at Manly Dam near Sydney

I was excited to spot a Square-tailed Kite last week, in Manly Dam National Park on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Excited because it was a beautiful bird, and because I later discovered that they're quite rare and that they’re not often seen around Sydney. I identified this one by the white markings around the face, and the characteristically long wing tips.

There are more photos and location details in my blog post: Square-tailed Kite at Manly Dam near Sydney.

I went looking for other sightings on the web, and saw some posts in this forum. So I've decided to share my sighting too!

Annie W
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Fantastic find Sarah, thankyou for sharing!

NW Tasmania

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