Mississippi Kite

Ictinia mississippiensis

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The Mississippi kite (Ictinia mississippiensis) is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Mississippi kites have narrow, pointed wings and are graceful in flight, often appearing to float in the air. It is not uncommon to see several circling in the same area.

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  1. (c) Steven Mlodinow, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/3620671
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ictinia_mississippiensis

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