After the rain

A week ago after the downpour, I spotted a pretty large bird perched on the electric lines in front of our house. Beautiful Dark bird with white underparts, a long tail, yellow bill, dark feet and long talons. We tried hard, my Schatz and I to identify it by inputting the features into google search but came up with nothing. “Amateurs”. Still didn’t stop us from sharing some of our photos with you.

Large bird perching on an electric line
Large bird perching on an electric line
Yellow bill, white underparts, long tail, black feet and talons
Yellow bill, white underparts, long tail, black feet and talons
Clearer view of the unidentified bird
Clearer view of the unidentified bird
Ready for take-off. Identification anyone?
Ready for take-off. Identification anyone?

Bill looks curved like that of a predator bird but not quite. And when it flew, it moved quite close to the ground. I figured that’s in order to facilitate spotting of prey. Anyways, I’m sure my learned ornithology friends on here can help us out with identification.

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10 thoughts on “After the rain”

  1. And here I was thinking that the 1st comment was a joke.. Hehehe.. So there’s really a bird called “Plantain-eater”.. No way!

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