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The White-Tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) is a small raptor that lives in open country, dry grass savannas, meadows and cultivated land with trees. Hunting live prey from exposed perches, it flies slowly and hovers gracefully like a kestrel, hence the name kite. Palo Alto Baylands, Palo Alto, Ca.
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