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Mississippi Kite?

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Photos taken today south of Houston. Pretty sure this is a Mississippi Kite - will be a lifer for me so just wanted confirmation. I was sitting in my truck at lunch watching a local bird feeder and I happened to look up and saw this beautiful bird soaring. It never flapped its' wings once. Just big lazy circles going higher and higher. Was beautiful to watch.





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Mississippi Kite is correct! The short first primary is diagnostic. Additionally, the dark tail rules out the similar White-tailed Kite.


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