What is this?

by Dylan
(Deland Fl.)

This bird is in my backyard and it wont move it just sits there.

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Aug 20, 2011
re:bird id
by: Anonymous

I think it's a swallow tail kite, which are a threatened species, if you think it is injured try calling your local branch of Fl game and wildlife, they can refer you to a raptor handler in your area.

Aug 18, 2011
by: jason

It appears to have a curved bill so not a pigeon I would say. No webbing on feet also they appear to be talons therefore not a gull I don't believe. I think based on my assumption that it is a bird of prey and it's coloration and your location I believe it is a swallow-tailed kite. It is truly a beautiful bird I am concerned that it does not move. I hope it is okay.

Swallow-tailed kite

Aug 17, 2011
by: Susan

Looks like a gull of some sort.

Aug 17, 2011
by: Anonymous

It looks like a pigeon?

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