Birds of Colombia

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks and Eagles)  
Genus: Elanus (1 species, 4 worldwide)

White-tailed Kite
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus leucurus)
Sabaneta, Antioquia, Colombia  

A small thin hawk (the definition of kite) often seen hovering looking for prey, usually small rodents. Often seen near construction areas.

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