swallow-tailed kite

noun

variants or swallow-tailed hawk
: a graceful North American kite (Elanoides forficatus) of the central and southern U.S. that is white with the back, wings, and deeply forked tail black

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“Swallow-tailed kite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swallow-tailed%20kite. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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