Yellow Billed Kite Feeding - Click To Enlarge

Eating On The Fly, Yellow Billed Kite

That’s exactly what these birds do. Most of their diet is caught in mid air. Insects are grabbed with their claws and consumed as the glide, looking for the next.

Yellow Billed Kite Feeding - Click To Enlarge
Yellow Billed Kite Feeding – Click To Enlarge

At the Center For Birds Of Prey the Kites are fed by literally throwing small pieces of meat high in the sky. This allows them to retain their natural ability to hunt.

Yellow Billed Kite Feeding - Click To Enlarge
Yellow Billed Kite Feeding – Click To Enlarge
Yellow Billed Kite Feeding - Click To Enlarge
Yellow Billed Kite Feeding – Click To Enlarge

 

 

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