Mississippi Kites are slender, fairly small raptors with long, pointed wings. The tail is fairly long and square-tipped. The strongly hooked bill is small and delicate.
Larger than a Rock Pigeon; smaller than a Peregrine Falcon.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 13.4-14.6 in (34-37 cm)
- Weight: 7.6-9.5 oz (216-269 g)