Mississippi Kites in North Louisiana
Did you know that one-year-old Mississippi kites help mating pairs defend their nests, incubate their eggs, and raise heir chicks?
Mississippi kites are often confused with northern harriers because both are gray birds with black wingtips. Mississippi kites have white heads. Northern harriers have white undersides.
Mississippi kites are often confused with white-tailed kites because both have gray wings and backs. Mississippi kites are gray birds. White-tailed kites are white birds.