14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Swallow-tail kite trumpeting a drink

Before they migrate to South America for the year, swallow-tail kites gather in Florida to feed and prepare for the trip. This photo was taken at one of their gathering locations.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Deland, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Paul Carman