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An Injured Black Kite Rescued from Bijulibazar, Kathmandu

Photojournalist from Nagarik Khabar handed injured Black Kite to the Central Zoo.

Black kite injured in Bijulibazar, Kathmandu. Picture:

An injured black kite has been rescued from Bijuli Bazaar, Kathmandu.

Black kite injured in Bijulibazar, Kathmandu. Picture:

Keshab Gurung, a photojournalist of Nagarik Khabar, has rescued the black kite injured in the left-wing near Bijuli Bazaar and handed it over to a Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur for treatment.
The zoo staff has said that it will be released after recovery. It is estimated that the eagle may have been injured by a catapult.

This bird can be seen in large numbers in the Kathmandu Valley. Its English name is Black Kite and its scientific name is Milvus migrans.

Translated from the online version of Nagarik Khabar published on 20 October, 2020

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