Mississippi kite with nesting material

Post on May 19, 2013 Mississippi Kite Kite BirdsRaptor


The Mississippi kites have returned to Dalworthington Gardens, Pappy Elkins Park. One of the nesting pair has claimed an old nest and started the mating progress already. The couple consummate and the male would present its partner a catch or two, occasional pick up nesting material. He only does that once or twice in the morning, so that’s quite a rare moment.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 800, 1/800, F7.1 ,700mm
  • Pappy Elkins Park, Arlington Tx
  • May 19, 2013
Mississippi kite with nesting material

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