Pearl Kite

Bird Watchers’ Corner

The Pearl Kite is the smallest bird of prey in the Americas.  They prefer shrubby pastures where they feed mostly on lizards, frogs, and insects.

Pearl Kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii)

A Pearl Kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii) perched in a dead tree in Kuru Kururu, Linden/Soesdyke Highway.  (Photo by Kester Clarke/www.kesterclarke.net)

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