(5/29/2019) The Center for Birds of Prey presents The Real Flying Kites | Grades 4-8

Explore the exciting world of the raptors called kites. Learn about their remarkable aerial abilities and how they are able to survive on a diet of dragonflies and other winged insects. Travel their migratory route from the Southeastern US to parts of Brazil and Venezuela over the Gulf of Mexico and the Andes Mountains. Learn about the endangered Swallow-tailed Kite and what you can do to preserve their fragile breeding habitat. Watch first hand how a kite catches and consumes prey on the wing.

Grade Range: 4-8

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