Rostrhamus sociabilis: Taxonomy | Info | Photographs
The Snail Kite is listed as an endangered species by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus -- Everglades Snail Kite).
The Snail Kite feeds almost exclusively on Apple Snails (Pomacea sp.), which is where the bird gets its name.
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Rostrhamus sociabilis - (adult female)
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November 11, 2001
Photo contributed by Pat Lamond
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