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Thanks... but how do differentiate between Black eagle and black kite!

Rakesh,

Compared to Black Kite its a larger, blacker bird with paddle-shaped wings which have 7 long fingers and with a rounded, more coarsely barred tail. It is larger billed and the tarsi are feathered. Unfortunately the OP has some missing/damaged outer primaries so you cannot confirm 7 fingers in this instance. http://orientalbirdimages.org/search.php?Bird_Image_ID=104319&Bird_ID=877&Bird_Family_ID=&Location=

Black Kite is smaller with typically warmer brown plumage tones, pale diagonal wing bar, 6 fingers, a shallowly-forked tail and bare tarsi.

The OP is a Black Eagle.

Grahame
 
Rakesh,

Compared to Black Kite its a larger, blacker bird with paddle-shaped wings which have 7 long fingers and with a rounded, more coarsely barred tail. It is larger billed and the tarsi are feathered. Unfortunately the OP has some missing/damaged outer primaries so you cannot confirm 7 fingers in this instance. http://orientalbirdimages.org/search.php?Bird_Image_ID=104319&Bird_ID=877&Bird_Family_ID=&Location=

Black Kite is smaller with typically warmer brown plumage tones, pale diagonal wing bar, 6 fingers, a shallowly-forked tail and bare tarsi.

The OP is a Black Eagle.

Grahame

Thanks :)
 
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