Whistling Kite - Haliastur sphenurus, is a medium-sized raptor with a shaggy appearance. This species is widespread over mainland Australia except Tasmania, and is also found in New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia. Photo by Phil Cook.
pearl kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii) is a very small raptor found in open savanna habitat adjacent to deciduous woodland. It is the only member of the genus Gampsonyx. The scientific name commemorates the English naturalist William Swainson.