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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
One day before his first flight, this Mississippi Kite perches outside the nest for a breakfast of fig beetle.

One day before his first flight, this Mississippi Kite perches outside the nest for a breakfast of fig beetle.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Arlington, Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Pirate Lanford