Kite (bird)

bird of prey

Kites are raptors. They have long wings and weak legs. They spend most of the time soaring. Most feed mainly on carrion. Some take live prey.

Kites
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Black kite
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They are birds of prey which, along with hawks and eagles, are from the family Accipitridae.

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A few of the Perninae are also called kites.