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Mississippi Kite

Ictinia mississippiensis ORDER: ACCIPITRIFORMES FAMILY: ACCIPITRIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A graceful, long-winged raptor, the Mississippi Kite is found in scattered localities across the southern and central United States.

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Calls

Call a high, thin whistled "phee, phew."

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Nothing to Do But Soar?: The curious expansion of the Mississippi Kite. Spring 2012 Living Bird magazine