Mount Diablo State Park (Google, OSM)
37.9078905147, -121.9076829359
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After turning a corner onto a less popular trail, I came upon two white-tailed kites hunting in a field of bright yellow wildflowers. They have a beautiful flight pattern in which they flutter their wings rapidly while hovering in one place, then drop straight down to the ground, and swoop back up again.

May. 21, 2012 16:13:36 -0700
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White-tailed Kite - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kimewart's ID: White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
Posted by kimewart about 2 years ago (Flag)
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White-tailed Kite - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
zabbey's ID: White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
Posted by zabbey about 2 years ago (Flag)
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White-tailed Kite - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
kimewart's ID: White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
White-tailed Kite - Photo (c) sarbhloh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
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