|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|14" 35.6cm||31" 78.7cm||10oz 283.5g||Accipitridae||Ictinia mississippiensis|
The Mississippi Kite is the smallest member of the kite family seen in North America. This bird of prey is seen in the southwestern states, from the southeastern regions of Arizona through to Texas, to the northern areas of Florida and along the southeastern Atlantic coast. This kite has been reported seen in Cuba.