Swallow-tailed Kite

Elanoides forficatus

ML255153551


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Susan Wrisley
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eBird Checklist S72349941
stakeout Swallow-tailed Kite, Deer Meadow Rd., Webster (2020)
Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 43.2694, -71.6765 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Medium raptor, dark above, white below with black on wings and tail, distinctive long deeply forked tail. Circling around fields behind 253 Deer Meadow, occasionally going across the road. Amazing views. Reported by homeowner on Aug 9, also reported a short way north on the same road on Jul 24. Photos.

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D500
f-stop
f/7.1
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
1/1600 sec
ISO
500
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
451KB
Dimensions
3414 x 2439

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