Milvus


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a genus including the common European kits

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The authors wish to express their gratitude to the employees of the Medobory Reserve and the "Milvus Group" Bird and Nature Protection Association, who kindly showed the fields inhabited by hamsters.
'Milhafre' and 'milhano' are Portuguese names attributed to the black kite, Milvus migrans, and the red kite, Milvus milvus, both species of medium-size raptors that nest in trees.
The ZEISS Milvus 2.8/21 super wide-angle lens of the type ZEISS Distagon is suitable for photographing vast, far-stretching landscapes and breathtaking scenery.
Among the major cities of the world, the national Capital has the highest density of black kites ( Milvus migrans govinda).
The black kite (Milvus migrans) is a widespread bird-of-prey that opportunistically exploits a wide array of food sources for instance, it captures live prey such as insects, reptiles, birds and small mammals throughout nearly all habitats from desert to forest and near rivers (Scheider et al, 2004; Shiraishi et al, 1990).
Isolation of a low pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N7) from a black kite (Milvus migrans) in Egypt in 2005.
The Pied Crow (Corvus albus), the Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus), Streaky Seedeater (Serinus striolatus), and the Black Kite (Milvus migrans) were found to be the most abundant species in this study (Figure 7).
Objects of protection on the territory are the following bird species: Ciconia nigra, Pernis apivorus, Milvus migrans, Circaetus gallicus, Aquila pomarina, Aquila chrysaetos, Buteo ryfinus, Falco peregrinus, Alectoris graeca, Bonasa bonasia, Tetrao urogallus, Bubo bubo, Glaucidium passerinum, Aegolius funereus, Caprimulgus europaeus, alcedo attis, Picus canus, Dryocopus martius, Dendrocopos medius, Picoides tridactylus, Dendrocopos syriacus, Lullula arborea, Lanius collurio, Lanius minor, Sylvia nisoria, Emberiza hortulana.
The north and north-eastward shift of the distribution range of species characteristic of western, south-eastern and southern Europe registered in Lithuania throughout the 20th century (great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo, great white egret Egretta alba, mute swan Cygnus olor, common shelduck Tadorna tadorna, gadwall Anas strepera, common pochard Aythya ferina, tufted duck Aythya fuligula, pied avocet Recurvirostra avosetta, Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus, whiskered tern Chlidonias hybridus, red kite Milvus milvus, collared dove Streptopelia decaocto, penduline tit Remiz pendulinus and European serin Serinus serinus) was probably mainly caused by impact of the climate change in Europe (Kurlavicius 2006; Zalakevicius 2007).
Website Armorial Gold Heraldry says of this bird of prey: "The kite, with its distinctive forked tail, milvus, derives its name from mollis volatu, weak in flight (it glides through the air)."
"As far as I understood, that was black kite (Milvus migrans).