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Michael Tavalin

Santa Cruz, CA, United States


While waiting for their parents to bring food, these White-Tailed Kite chicks become animated as the rising sun reaches their nest high in a stately, broad-crowned pine.


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White-Tailed Kite Chicks Greet Sunrise

One response to “White-Tailed Kite Chicks Greet Sunrise”

  1. Amanda Preece says:

    Was this filmed in Santa Cruz or in another location? I observed WTKI chicks this past September in Pacific Grove, CA and this looks like the place! Granted, most tree-tops look rather similar… Just wondering if these where the birds I saw.

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