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.
Mississippi Kite
Date Location Count
2020-09-30 12:28Cape Island--South Cape May Meadows (SCMM)1
2020-10-01 14:42Cape Island--CMP--CMBO Northwood Center1
2020-10-01 06:58Cape Island--Cape May Point SP (CMPSP)1
2020-09-30 13:40Cape Island--CMP (Cape May Point)1
2020-10-01 08:32Cape Island--CMPSP--Hawkwatch Platform1
2020-10-01 08:20Cape Island--CMP--Coral Ave. dune crossing1
2020-09-27 08:30Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch1
2020-10-06 08:22Hillandale Park1
2020-10-13 07:15Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment1
2020-09-23 09:29Hanging Rock SP--Moore's Knob1
2020-10-08 15:24Pistol Creek Wetland1
2020-10-10 12:30Sweetwater Wetlands Park1
2020-09-27 09:04Coon Creek Forever Wild Tract1
2020-09-27 09:30Okeeheepkee Prairie Park1
2020-10-12 07:28Ocean Bay Riverside Park1
2020-09-23 09:043-D Spoil Island (restricted access)1
2020-09-26 10:10East Cape Girardeau2
2020-10-12 15:41Matheson Hammock Park1
2020-10-17 10:03Bill Sadowski Park1
2020-10-08 07:46Everglades NP--Flamingo Amphitheatre1
2020-10-11 07:54Long Key SP3
2020-10-13 09:35Curry Hammock SP--FL Keys Hawkwatch1
2020-09-28 06:35Chain Park2
2020-10-07 19:30Fort Zachary Taylor Historic SP1
2020-09-26 09:24Eagle Bluffs CA1
2020-09-24 16:00University of New Orleans Main Campus1
2020-09-24 07:59City Park--Couturie Forest1
2020-09-23 09:44City Park--Scout Island1
2020-09-23 14:37Joyce WMA1
2020-09-24 12:10Mercer Woods (restricted access)1
2020-09-26 09:30Daingerfield SP1
2020-09-26 12:08Sunset Zoo3
2020-10-17 06:00Tyrrell Park--Cattail Marsh1
2020-10-03 13:55High Island Historical Park1
2020-10-12 13:35Anahuac NWR--Shoveler Pond Loop6
2020-10-02 08:54Turtle Bayou Nature Preserve--West Tract1
2020-10-17 07:41Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.)1
2020-10-10 10:30Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary--Rettilon Rd1
2020-09-27 10:11Pawnee Prairie Park4
2020-09-27 08:33Hagerman NWR1
2020-09-25 10:41Houston Audubon Raptor & Education Ctr. (Sims Bayou)1
2020-10-18 14:24Galveston Co.-McFarland Road1
2020-10-07 18:18White Oak Park, Houston1
2020-09-28 08:50Dallas Southside WTP1
2020-09-25 08:54Hutchinson Community College Campus1
2020-10-05 07:31Memorial Park—Eastern Glades, Houston1
2020-09-27 07:47Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (PPW-W 098)1
2020-09-23 09:42Lake Hefner--Stars and Stripes Park1
2020-09-26 07:30Ronald Kirk/Continental Ave. Pedestrian Bridge area1
2020-09-23 15:45Lake Overholser--Coffer Dam1
2020-10-03 23:07Bridgeland--Josey Lake4
2020-09-25 08:23Brazos Co.--Democrat rd.2
2020-09-28 09:45South Lakes Park, Denton1
2020-10-09 07:23Cullinan Park, Sugar Land (UTC 095)1
2020-10-05 08:29Sulphur Springs Road1
2020-10-07 14:30Sparger Park1
2020-10-01 07:20Colleyville Nature Ctr. (PPW-W 082)1
2020-09-27 08:52Texas A&M Univ.--Ecology & Natural Resource area1
2020-09-27 10:39Brazos River Valley Trail (PPW-W 003)1
2020-09-23 10:33Riverbend Park, Fort Worth1
2020-09-26 08:45LBJ Natl. Grasslands--Unit 41 / Clear Lake4
2020-09-27 18:12Lake Waco--Woodway Park1
2020-09-25 10:00Little River--Sunshine / Reed Cemetery Rds.1
2020-10-03 13:18Lake Wichita (Wichita Co.)2
2020-09-26 10:37Lake Bastrop--South Shore Park2
2020-09-23 08:58Bastrop Co.--Sayersville Rd.4
2020-09-23 07:17Hornsby Bend (HOTE 037)1
2020-09-26 09:20Lake Creek Trail--West (Williamson Co.)1
2020-10-06 10:21Northwest Hills, Austin1
2020-10-09 09:43St. Edwards Pk (NW Austin)2
2020-09-26 08:00Riverside Park (CTC 027), Victoria1
2020-09-26 09:56Ortego Home (private)2
2020-09-29 07:31San Marcos--Prospect Park1
2020-09-26 08:33Warbler Woods Bird Sanctuary1
2020-09-26 17:15Oakley (town) (Logan Co.)3
2020-10-02 10:35Hazel Bazemore Park (CTC 078)2
2020-10-17 09:09Hazel Bazemore Park Hawkwatch Platform1
2020-09-30 10:15Padre Isl. NS (Kenedy Co.)3
2020-09-30 08:01306 Mission Rd/Power station (Parakeet colony)1
2020-10-10 07:36South Padre Is.--WBC/Conv. Center/Laguna Madre Trail (LTC 035)1
2020-10-10 09:06South Padre Is.--Birding and Nature Center1
2020-10-03 14:54Laguna Atascosa NWR (LTC 024)4
2020-10-20 07:45Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059)1
2020-10-02 15:42BFREE-Bladen Reserve--entrance road at Southern Hwy3
2020-09-23 08:32Thompson Park, Amarillo (PHP 045)2
2020-10-08 08:53Lagunas de Oxidación de Puerto Cortés2
2020-10-20 08:19Cattle Landing--waterfront26
2020-10-06 16:42Joe Taylor Creek--mouth2
2020-10-06 16:15Punta Gorda Town2
2020-10-10 07:38Chaab'il B'e Lodge and Casitas1
2020-10-06 15:10Indian Ville Extension, Reymundo Home16
2020-10-11 12:49Sendero El Colibrí y Río Masca3
2020-10-07 09:52Estero Prieto10
2020-09-24 06:33PN Cuyamel--Humedales y Barra de Río Motagua9
2020-10-17 12:07Moho River--lower1
2020-09-27 13:28Lake Hasty (lake and campground)1
2020-10-07 10:51GT-Izabal-San Felipe de Lara-Unnamed Rd - 15.636x-88.9962
2020-10-09 10:23Cooperativa La Técnica Agropecuaria1
2020-09-27 06:52Parque Naciones Unidas El Picacho60
2020-10-11 10:31PN Montaña de Celaque--Agua Tibia brecha corta fuego y sendero [Zona Amortiguamiento, 1200-1600 masl]1
2020-09-28 06:00Pinares San Rafael del Norte1
2020-10-06 09:44Instituto Menonita Bezaleel1
2020-09-24 13:52Finca Lindos Ojos1
2020-10-08 09:57Paraiso Verde Lodge1
2020-10-04 06:00selva negra650
2020-10-17 09:00ANP La Ermita2
2020-09-23 08:35Humedales de Montaña La Kisst, Laguna de Chapultepec y Sedem55
2020-09-28 08:00Sendero a La Cruz3
2020-09-27 09:17Laguna La Mancha13
2020-09-24 10:59Reserva Cansaburro33
2020-10-12 09:00Chichicaxtle--Observatorio de Aves Rapaces Dr. Mario A. Ramos6
2020-09-28 10:03Río Atliyac--Paso De Ovejas2
2020-10-06 11:21Bahía Jiquilisco--Salinera Handal2
2020-09-25 10:30Gage Gardens (FWTX 27), Marathon1
2020-09-28 20:42Big Bend NP--Panther Junction3
2020-10-11 05:58Isla de Ometepe-Istmo1
2020-10-01 05:41Tortuguero1000
2020-10-08 09:24Tortuguero--Alrededores 4 Esquinas2
2020-10-01 05:41Tortuguero--Cano Aguas Frias (Rio Tortuguero)1000
2020-10-03 10:16Bosque del Hogar de Ancianos3
2020-10-12 18:55Lago Jalapa6
2020-10-10 15:44Finca Madroño21
2020-09-23 15:37Puerto Viejo Sarapiqui30
2020-10-18 06:30Hotel Ara ambigua10
2020-10-17 09:37La Selva (OTS Reserve)--Dining hall area1
2020-10-17 16:30Bayano Lake bridge15
2020-10-17 09:00Las Arrieras Bird Observatory7
2020-10-17 16:23PN Braulio Carrillo--El Ceibo2
2020-10-16 15:00Suerre6
2020-10-17 13:16Sendero Bogarín3
2020-09-28 05:24Brisas de la Jungla73
2020-10-11 10:30Tocumen Marsh5000
2020-10-16 14:56Veragua Rainforest Park30
2020-10-16 11:49Playa Santa Maria Xadani1
2020-10-17 05:28Cahuita--Playa Negra area6
2020-10-10 08:01Casa Calateas180
2020-09-29 09:49Amador Country Inn grounds5
2020-10-12 16:17Puerto Viejo de Talamanca1
2020-10-09 08:40San Luis de Grecia1
2020-10-17 05:00Reserva Biológica Lomas de Barbudal1
2020-10-10 08:15Punta Uva15
2020-10-21 09:04Farfán Antenna Field (historical)1
2020-10-18 09:32Rancho Naturalista2
2020-10-17 07:30San San Pond Sak--California
2020-10-20 08:04Hotel Quelitales2
2020-10-01 06:47Charagré2
2020-10-11 05:58Potreros de Ceiba - Orotina1
2020-10-17 15:37Punta Chame4
2020-10-17 10:21Camino a El Salto1
2020-09-24 08:00Rio Grande Bike Trail1
2020-10-09 09:26Reserva Forestal Protectora Bosques de La Chec2
2020-10-17 06:10Carretera Termales el Otoño--La Gruta1
2020-10-17 21:34PNN Los Nevados--Paramo1
2020-10-17 06:44Parque Metropolitano Simón Bolivar4
2020-10-17 05:00RN Madhú1
2020-10-17 09:20Reserva Natural Los Ariscos6
2020-10-02 06:17Parque Municipal da Quineira5
2020-10-15 05:56Goiânia--Piscicultura Alevinos Brasil1
2020-10-17 07:52Río Confuso, Pte. Hayes (Bajo Chaco)1