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Sunday, May 26, 2013

White-tailed Kite as photographed by Andy Moore

Andy Moore photographed what he thought was an Osprey perched on top of a tree, overlooking the White Barn at The Sea Ranch.

But when I zoomed in on Andy's photo I found he had photographed a White-tailed Kite.
This is such a beautiful hawk. They hover in the air while they hunt for small mammals. The meadows at Gualala Point Regional Park are a good place to see one. To hear the sounds of a White-tailed Kite, here's the link to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology:

Thanks to Andy for allowing me to share his photo with you here. To see more of Andy's photography, here is his website:

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