Square-tailed KiteScientific name: Lophoictinia isura
Aboriginal name: mararl (mar’arl).
Distribution: Widespread but sparsely distributed across mainland Australia.
Description: Up to 55cm long with a 145cm wingspan.
References: Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Various contributors.
What Bird is That? Neville W Cayley. 1978
Aboriginal names of bird species in south-west Western Australia, with suggestions for their adoption into common usage. Ian Abbott. 2009. Conservation Science Western Australia Journal. Volume 7 No 2 http://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/76-publications-and-resources/103-conservation-science-wa-journal