Aguililla Harris rumbo al Nacimiento de la Tribu Mascogo.
Being attacked by a Baltimore oriole- photo by Bradley Klein
These are a few of a single group of 36 Mississippi Kites that drifted east over Lake Creek Trail this morning, following the creek.
This morning there were at least two other reports of groups of Mississippi Kites moving over Austin, both numbering more than 200!
The Accipitridae, one of the two major families within the order Accipitriformes (the diurnal birds of prey), are a family of small to large birds with strongly hooked bills and variable morphology based on diet. They feed on a range of prey items from insects to medium-sized mammals, with a number feeding on carrion and a few feeding on fruit. The Accipitridae have a cosmopolitan distribution, being found on all the world's continents (except Antarctica) and...