Mississippi kite In Flight with Cicada

Post on July 22, 2012 Mississippi Kite Kite BirdsRaptor


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

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