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kite

a member of the family Accipitridae, subfamily Aegypiinae (Old World vultures), which steal prey from other raptors. They are slim, with long narrow wings and an elongated tail. There are a number of genera, e.g. Milvus and Haliastur spp.
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But the strings are still extensively used in many parts of the country for flying kites.
He said of the sculpture, "It was inspired by seeing families flying kites on the long, windy stretch of sand that is Aberavon Beach.
A local author hopped aboard Go North East's Red Kite bus, to present the first copy of his book, Let's Go Flying Kites.
This family event is organized by Sing Tao Daily in partnership with the American Kitefliers Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public in the art, history, technology and practice of building and flying kites.
Inventor Stephan Wrage said: "I love flying kites and I thought the enormous power they can generate could be used on ships somehow.
No matter where they go and what they do -- visiting Grandma, flying kites or going to the movies -- all that matters is that they're having fun together.
Hundreds of people in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore defied a ban on flying kites, dotting the sky with colour to mark the beginning of the spring festival according to tradition, an official said.
Encourage students to use many vocabulary words to describe kites and flying kites.
Flying kites and watching them glide takes people back to childhood, said Thrall, an Intel technician.
This charming story is a snippet of Brown's own childhood spent flying kites with his family, painting pictures and frolicking with Bark, his mischievous dog whose favorite game was "Chase Mama's Cat.
I want to tell him about playing ball, flying kites, and painting a birdhouse.
Paul Wong, 47, was grounded by police after flying kites at over 2,000 metres.