Kite in Easton's Bible Dictionary
an unclean and keen-sighted bird of prey (Lev. 11:14; Deut.
14:13). The Hebrew word used, _'ayet_, is rendered
Job 28:7 in Authorized Version, "falcon" in Revised
is probably the red kite (Milvus regalis), a bird of
sight and of soaring habits found all over Israel.