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Snail Kite

Posted by geopix on August 11, 2013 at 10:31 pm
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Juvenile Snail Kite perched on dock at Joe Overstreet boat ramp in Kenansville, FL. Drove and hour and a half to see him and he did not disappoint! I was surprised how close people were able to get before he flew off. The lake there is rich with apple snails, a favorite of his. Taken with a Nikon D5000, Sigma 150-500mm lens.