Swallow-tailed Kite Audubon Field Guide

Our most beautiful bird of prey, striking in its shape, its pattern, and its extraordinarily graceful flight. Hanging motionless in the air, swooping and gliding, rolling upside down and then zooming high in the air with scarcely a motion of its wings, the Swallow-tailed Kite is a joy to watch. At one time it was common in summer over much of the southeast, but today it is found mostly in ...…

Swallow-tailed Kite Identification, All About Birds ...

The lilting Swallow-tailed Kite has been called “the coolest bird on the planet.” With its deeply forked tail and bold black-and-white plumage, it is unmistakable in the summer skies above swamps of the Southeast. Flying with barely a wingbeat and maneuvering with twists of its incredible tail, it chases dragonflies or plucks frogs, lizards, snakes, and nestling birds from tree branches.…

Tree Swallow Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab ...

Handsome aerialists with deep-blue iridescent backs and clean white fronts, Tree Swallows are a familiar sight in summer fields and wetlands across northern North America. They chase after flying insects with acrobatic twists and turns, their steely blue-green feathers flashing in the sunlight. Tree Swallows nest in tree cavities; they also readily take up residence in nest boxes.…

Swallow-tailed Hummingbird American Bird Conservancy

Mar 31, 2017 · Swallow-tailed Hummingbird is one of the largest of its family, measuring up to 6½ inches long. Like the Long-tailed Sylph and Marvelous Spatuletail, the bird's distinctive, colorful tail makes up nearly half its length.. With five recognized subspecies, the Swallow-tailed Hummingbird is widely distributed in eastern South America, including in several reserves—such as Serra do Urubu ...…

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