Letter-winged kite

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tctyin New Member • Posts: 10
Letter-winged kite
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Bergfalke4 posted a thread on black shouldered kites a few days ago. Here's one on its cousin from the far outback of Queensland, AU from many years ago. We were on a biology field trip to study the kite, which is the only hawk that hunts at night.

Adult letter-winged kite at rest

It gets its name from the M or W on the underside

Dive-bombing the photographer at 60 mph!

Bringing home the bacon to the nest

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