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Kite at the Harar Meat Market | by Linda DV
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Kite at the Harar Meat Market

Ethiopia. Harar.

Gidir Magala, also known as the old Muslim market.


The Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius) is the Afrotropic counterpart of the Black Kite (Milvus migrans), of which it is most often considered a subspecies. However, recent DNA studies suggest that the Yellow-billed Kite differs significantly from Black Kites in the Eurasian clade, and should be considered as a separate, allopatric species.

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Taken on October 25, 2010