Mississippi kite In Flight with Cicada

Post on July 22, 2012 Mississippi Kite Kite BirdsRaptor

By:

After two weeks, on my 4th attempt to get the Mississippi kite in flight, i finally came away with an interesting angle showing the full front view of an adult. It carried a cicada, took off lower to the ground then elevated to its nest about 25 feet up to feed its young. Taken at Pappy Elkins park, Arlington Texas.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 300mm F2.8L II IS USM
  • ISO 400, 1/2000s, F5.0 ,420mm
  • Pappy Elkins Park, Arlington Tx
  • July 22, 2012
Mississippi kite In Flight with Cicada

See more photos from Bird In Flight

  • Red-tailed Hawk in flight
  • northern shoveler drake in flight
  • Red-tailed Hawk takes flight, White Rock Lake
  • Eastern Kingbird Flycatcher in Flight
  • Great Horned Owl in Flight
  • Drake Hooded Merganser Taking off

See more photos from Mississippi Kite

  • A sunbathing Mississippi Kite
  • Mississippi Kite in Flight
  • Mississippi kite mating wing spread
  • Juvenile Mississippi Kite In Flight
  • Mississippi kite mating
  • Mississippi kite mating ritual

See more photos from Kite

  • Adult Mississippi kite In Flight
  • Mississippi kite with nesting material

Picture Licensing and Usage

Thank you for an interest in my photos. I do not give away any of my photos for free, profit or non-profit usage. Please do not use them without prior written consent from me. No exception. Photo Buyers for Publications, Advertising, or any other use please send your inquiry to below or contact me here.

Comments and Discussions