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  1. Adult Swallow tailed Kite feeding an iguana hatchling to the chick.
    Broward County, Florida.
    Posted 7 years ago
  2. Hi Fabs, welcome to JungleDragon and great job on this first photo and identifying it! Posted 7 years ago
  3. great moment. did you have to waite long before you could take this shot? Posted 7 years ago
    1. Months! :)
      We were watching the nest and going over frequently.
      Thanks, Elle and Ferdy!
      Posted 7 years ago
  4. Hi...good to sea you here.
    And concerning this photo:WOW!
    Posted 7 years ago

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The Swallow-tailed Kite is an elanid kite which breeds from the southeastern United States to eastern Peru and northern Argentina. Most North and Central American breeders winter in South America where the species is resident year round. It was formerly named ''Falco forficatus''.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by Fabs Forns
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Uploaded Mar 27, 2012.