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Public asked to report sightings of endangered swallow-tailed kite

Swallow-tailed Kite

This bird is unmistakable with its narrow, 4-foot wingspan and long; 10-inch forked outer tail feathers. The dorsal coloration is black while the head and underparts are white. Average weight for adults is a little over 1 pound, with females being slightly heavier than males. (Photo courtesy US Fish & Wildlife)


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