Elanoides forficatus

© Robert G. Stalnaker

Elanoides forficatus

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For a week, I had seen Swallow-tailed Kites flying over the lagoon at this location but was unable to get the photos I was seeking. This was the first time I saw them land.

f/8, 1/2500, ISO 640, AWB, spot, -1/3, lens Canon EF 400mm L, handheld, Wekiwa Springs State Park, FL, 4/17/08.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on April 17, 2008

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