Mississippi Kite
          Mississippi Kites
Videos show the male retrieving sticks for the nest, the female preening, and courtship.  The female has more white spots on her back, but this is may not be  gender specific.  Look for the neat rudder action of the tail in the slow motion flight video.
   Produced by SEA
Video by Trudy Battaly
and Drew Panko

Mississippi Kites
Sterling Forest State Park NY  
June 2012

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