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snail kite

noun
1.
a bird of prey, Rostrhamus sociabilis, that travels in flocks in the American tropics and feeds on snails.
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  • Current work has involved modeling and empirical studies on the snail kite, small mammals, and the oak toad.
  • The snail kite is an endangered bird of prey that feeds almost exclusively on apple snails.

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