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Snail Kite
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Snail Kite
[Rostrhamus sociabilis]

[Length 17 in. Wingspan 42 in.]

This immature Snail Kite in flight was photographed along the canal on the Tamiami Trail in south-central Florida, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm ED f4.5 lens on Kodachrome 64 film. (Date: November 1979)


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Swallow-tailed Kite
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Swallow-tailed Kite
[Elanoides forficatus]

[Length 22 in. Wingspan 51 in.]

This Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed at Liberty, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF-S f4 lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D100 camera. (Date: August 14, 2004)


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Swallow-tailed Kite
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Swallow-tailed Kite
[Elanoides forficatus]

[Length 22 in. Wingspan 51 in.]

This Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed at Liberty, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm EDAF-S f4 lens (EFL=450mm) on a Nikon D100 camera. (Date: August 12, 2004)


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White-tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite
[Elanus leucurus]

[Length 15 in. Wingspan 39 in.]

This Whitre-tailed Kite in flight was photographed at Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas. Photo taken with a AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED lens on a Nikon D7100 camera. (Date: January 09, 2019)


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White-tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite
[Elanus leucurus]

[Length 15 in. Wingspan 39 in.]

This White-tailed Kite was photographed at the Santa Ana NWR Christmas Bird Count, Alamo, 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 D7000 camera. (Date: December 14, 2011)


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White-tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite
[Elanus leucurus]

[Length 15 in. Wingspan 39 in.]

The White-tailed Kite occurs on the coastal plains of Texas and the coastal plains and inland valleys of California and southwestern Oregon. It is easily recognized by its overall gray color, black shoulders, and white tail. It will also hover like a Kestrel when hunting over the open grassy areas it prefers. This one was photographed near Laguna Atascosa NWR in southeastern Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm ED f4.5 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: December 1979)


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White-tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite
[Elanus leucurus]

[Length 15 in. Wingspan 39 in.]

The White-tailed Kite occurs on the coastal plains of Texas and the coastal plains and inland valleys of California and southwestern Oregon. It is easily recognized by its overall gray color, black shoulders, and white tail. It will also hover like a Kestrel when hunting over the open grassy areas it prefers. This one was photographed hunting near Laguna Atascosa NWR in southeastern Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm ED f4.5 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: January 1988)


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White-tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite
[Elanus leucurus]

[Length 15 in. Wingspan 39 in.]

This White-tailed Kite was photographed at Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, USA. Photo taken with a Nikkor 300mm ED f4.5 lens on Kodachrome 200 film. (Date: January 1988)


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