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Showing Family Accipitridae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Accipitridae

Black kite

Black kite
Milvus migrans

A common raptor, often seen between Cairns and Cape Tribulation, occasionally in flocks.

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Brahminy kite

Brahminy kite
Haliastur indus

A distinctive bird of prey, with white head and breast, and red-brown wings and tail.

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Pacific baza

Pacific baza
Aviceda subcristata

Also known as the Crested hawk, this is a small long-tailed hawk with a distinctive crest on its head.

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Wedge-tailed eagle

Wedge-tailed eagle
Aquila audax

The largest bird of prey in Australia, Wedge-tailed eagles are a magnificent sight with an unmistakable "wedge shaped" tail.

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Immature White-bellied sea eagle

White-bellied sea eagle
Haliaeetus leucogaster

A large, distinctive raptor with a white head, body and wings and grey upperparts.

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