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American Kestrel
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American Kestrel
[Falco sparverius]

[Length 9 in. Wingspan 22 in.]

This female American Kestrel was photographed at Bosque del Apache NWR, New Mexico, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF-S VR f2.8 lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D200 camera. (Date: February 29, 2008)


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American Kestrel
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American Kestrel
[Falco sparverius]

[Length 9 in. Wingspan 22 in.]

This American Kestrel was photographed at Weaver Road, Rangerville, Texas. Photo taken with a AF-S VR Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 IF-ED lens on a Nikon D7100 camera. (Date: April 14, 2019)


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Eurasian Kestrel
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Eurasian Kestrel
[Falco tinnunculus]

[Length 12.75 in. Wingspan 29 in.]

The Eurasian Kestrel is a medium-sized Falcon which breeds across much of Europe and Asia. It withdraws to the south in the winter. This Eurasian Kestrel was photographed in winter as it hunted from a perch on telephone wires along a road on the island of Okinawa in Japan. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF f4 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: February 1996)


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Black-eared Kite
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Black-eared Kite
[Milvus lineatus]

[Length 25.25 in. Wingspan 59 in.]

The Black-eared Kite is a large hawk which breeds throughout much of northern Asia and Japan. It was formerly considered the eastern or Asian race of the Black Kite, which is common throughout much of southern Asia and Europe. It feeds primarily on carrion and dead fish, but will also take small animals. It essentially fills the niche usually occupied by Vultures in the New World. This Black-eared Kite was photographed in winter as it hunted over a coastal marsh on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF f4 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: January 1996)


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Hook-billed Kite
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Hook-billed Kite
[Chondrohierax uncinatus]

[Length 18 in. Wingspan 36 in.]

This female Hook-billed Kite was photographed at Santa Ana NWR, McAllen, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: January 1989)


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Mississippi Kite
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Mississippi Kite
[Ictinia mississippiensis]

[Length 14 in. Wingspan 31 in.]

This Mississippi Kite was photographed at Lakeside Park, Andrews, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D200 camera. (Date: July 30, 2009)


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Mississippi Kite
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Mississippi Kite
[Ictinia mississippiensis]

[Length 14 in. Wingspan 31 in.]

This Mississippi Kite was photographed at Lakeside Park, Andrews, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF-S VR f2.8 lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D200 camera. (Date: June 19, 2007)


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Mississippi Kite
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Mississippi Kite
[Ictinia mississippiensis]

[Length 14 in. Wingspan 31 in.]

This Mississippi Kite was photographed at Lakeside Park, Andrews, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF-S VR f2.8 lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D200 camera. (Date: June 19, 2007)


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