Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

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    Known as "Elang Bondol" in Indonesia.

    1. challiyan 61 months ago | reply

      nice details. a captive bird?

    2. challiyan 61 months ago | reply

      In Hindu mythology, Garuda, the celestial carrier or vahana of Lord Vishnu and his consort, Goddess Lakshmi, is a swift-flying Brahminy kite.He is often referred to as the ‘king of birds’. He has been give the status of a deity by the religious scriptures and hence, is worshipped.

    3. Sean Paul Kelley 61 months ago | reply

      Sadly, the bird was in captivity, due to a wing injury. The family cared for him very well, I might add.

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