Hook-billed Kite

Chondrohierax uncinatus

ML208115701


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Marvin Pfeiffer
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eBird Checklist S64260265
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo US-TX (26.0774,-98.1382)
Hidalgo, Texas, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 26.0774, -98.1382 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Media notes

Observation details

Female Hook billed kite was spotted in a tree about 200 yds to the southwest of the tower at 8:45 a.m. She flew to a nearby tree and later dropped down into the canopy. She was visible for about 7 mins. The male appeared at 9:00 a.m. soaring near the tower to the west. It made several passes before also dropping down into the canopy. Both birds were photographed and photos will be uploaded.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS-1D X
Lens model
EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
700 mm
Shutter speed
1/4000 sec
ISO
800
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
2,959KB
Dimensions
2001 x 3000

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