white-tailed kite

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Related to white-tailed kite: Elanus leucurus
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Noun1.white-tailed kite - grey-and-white American kite of warm and tropical regionswhite-tailed kite - grey-and-white American kite of warm and tropical regions
kite - any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
Elanus, genus Elanus - a genus of small kites of both Old and New Worlds
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Paris was part of the Fern Ridge team that saw everything from flocks of Canada geese to belted kingfishers to the rare sighting of a white-tailed kite.
The gull-like white-tailed kite, which nests from Washington state to Southern California and along the Gulf Coast from Texas to central Florida, prefers rodents.
Their Arizona highlights included a bald eagle, a grey hawk, a white-tailed kite, a burrowing owl, a communal roost of barn owls and a "stunning" vermilion flycatcher, seen at Benson Sewage Ponds.
In Berkeley, for instance, we not only have Cooper's hawks, but also barn owls, white-tailed kites, and other raptors.