Swallow-tailed kite


Swallow-tailed kite, Elanoides forficatus, one of the most elegant birds to be seen soaring above Corkscrew Swamp. Twisting and diving from above the treetops, they hunt for grasshoppers, lizards and snakes in the vegetation below.

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