White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus

Length 1.0-1.2 ft (32.0-38.0 cm)
Wingspan 3.3 ft (100.0 cm)
Weight 10.6-12.7 oz (300-360 g)
Clutch Size 3-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

White-tailed Kites are found mostly along the West Coast and South America. I have frequently seen them during the winter months at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley. They feed on rodents (note a couple of my pictures demonstrate that).

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