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Taxonomy: Order Accipitriformes >> Family Accipitridae >> Genus Elanoides

Swallow-tailed Kite (Unique ID: 5982)
Swallow-tailed Kite
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Species: Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)
Location: ---, Broward county, Florida, United States
Age: juvenile     Plumage: ---     Activity: flying
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: July 7, 2012
Equipment: Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 9.4

Notes: This photograph was taken within a day or two of this juvenile kite fledging. It continued to fly around the nest site for a couple weeks before the family dispersed.


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