Birds of Colombia
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks and Eagles)
Genus: Elanoides (1 species, 1 worldwide)
(Elanoides forficatus forficatus)
Florida, United States
A lightweight kite (small hawk) with a distinctive tail, usually seen soaring without much wing motion. They search for insects, reptiles and amphibians in tree tops.
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