White-tailed Kite

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White-tailed Kite

The White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) lives in North America and some parts of South America. It is found in coastal areas, marshes, savannas, cultivated fields, lowland scrub or grassland, and open land places. Its size is of 43 cm (17 inches) in height and 280 g in weight.

Females and males are similar, with white head and tail, and whit black shoulders. Its eyes are red and feet are yellow. This bird feeds on rodents, and lives in flocks of up to 100 birds.

Common Name: White-tailed Kite
Scientific Name: Elanus leucurus
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