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Bird of the Week: Snail Kite


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Snailkite_rjwiley.jpgThe Snail Kite has one of the most specialized tools among raptors: a long, deeply curved beak designed to pull snails-the birds' main food-out of their shells. This specialized diet restricts the Snail Kite to wetlands, so if that habitat is destroyed, the bird declines.

 

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