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It was great to see this kite. It was the first time I've been able to get a picture of this species. A smallish raptor with elongated wings and tail. The plumage is gull-like with grey upper parts with black shoulders and wingtips. The head, tail, and underparts are white. It also has noticeable red eyes.
Spotted in a treetop at the Arcata Marsh Bird Sanctuary.
Spotted on Nov 20, 2021
Submitted on Nov 28, 2021
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