Animal of the day – 4/19/2011 – The Kite

The Red Kite

The animal of the day is the Kite. (Did you know:  This European raptor is very opportunistic! They will mainly feed on carrion, but if that isn’t available they will hunt live prey.

In the spring time, they are well known to eat lots of earthworms!

Unlike many birds, Kites are not well known to be monogomous. The females are known to leave the male with her clutch of eggs, and fly off to find another male to have a whole new clutch with! Sneaky lady…

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