White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)


15-16" (38-41 cm). W. 3' 4" (1 m). A delicate, graceful, gull-like bird of prey. Largely white, with gray back, black patch on shoulder and undersurface of the pointed wing, and white tail. The back and breast of young birds are streaked with warm brown. Often dangles its feet in flight.

WHERE: Best chance of viewing seems to be over near the Lucy Evan's Nature Center.

WHEN:  November

Two out in the distance.

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