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Whistling kite – Haliastur sphenurus

Haliastur sphenurus (whistling kite) © Queensland Government

Common name

whistling kite

Scientific name

Haliastur sphenurus

Kingdom

animals

Class

Aves (birds)

Family

Accipitridae (kites, goshawks, eagles and harriers)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Whistling kite – Haliastur sphenurus, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 23 May 2019, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?haliastur-sphenurus>.

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