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Black-shouldered Kite: Feeding the Young

Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus axillaris

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The wing is on an upstroke, so the feathers are fanned out to reduce drag as it positions to land

 

This is another from the old archive.

Still a bit to do to clean it up and remove the dross.

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Taken on July 2, 2017