Birds of Colombia

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


Snail Kite
Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis sociabilis) Male
Iguazu National Park, Argentina  
   

Snail Kite
Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis sociabilis) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

Uses a hooked bill to extract meat from large pond snails.


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