Swallow-tailed Kite

Elanoides forficatus

ML63235631


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Samuel Paul Galick
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eBird Checklist S10562779
Cape Island--South Cape May Meadows (SCMM)
Cape May, New Jersey, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 38.9359, -74.9435 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Swooped below tree level in front of the car while we were going westbound down Sunset blvd. Crummy over-exposed photos. White-bodied black winged bird with long deeply forked tail. Black shoulders and gray/blue back. State bird!

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D
Lens model
EF400mm f/5.6L USM
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,870KB
Dimensions
2592 x 1728

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