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Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis)

From: (Don)
Subject: Re: Capt. Eo - MississippiKite_01.JPG
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 1998 15:56:03 GMT

Mississippi Kite

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.

Scientific Name: Ictinia mississippiensis (Wilson, 1811)
Common Names: Mississippi Kite
French: Milan du Mississippi; German: Mississippiweih; Spanish: Elanio del Misisipi
Taxonomy: Falco misisippiensis [sic] A. Wilson, 1811, below Natchez, Mississippi, USA.
Synonym(s): Ictinia misisippiensis (Wilson, 1811); Falco misisippiensis Wilson, 1811

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