29 November, 2010

White-tailed Kite

Scientific Name: Elanus leucurus

Population Estimate: 500K-5M

Range / Habitat: Found year-round on open grassland and pastures of California, Mexico, Central America and parts of South America.

Field Notes: Medium-sized hawk with white head, breast and tail with black shoulders, prominent when perched and in flight. Hovers over open land.

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