article thumbnail

17-Year Cicadas and a Mississippi Kite in Staten Island

10,000 Birds

Back in 1979 New York State birders were pleased with the first record of Mississippi Kites in the state when two visited Staten Island and spent nearly two weeks fattening up on the periodical cicadas that emerged in great numbers that year. Trips cicadas Mississippi Kite Staten Island' Yes, I know, this is a horrid photograph.

article thumbnail

Wild Mississippi

4 The Love Of Animals

In the newest mini-series, Wild Mississippi, viewers will get to see how the Mississippi river can both nurture and destroy. The show covers an entire year along the Mississippi, and shows the many challenges that the wildlife in the area deal with. Truly an interesting show, be sure to tune in, and enjoy the sneak peeks below.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

article thumbnail

Avian influenza H5N2 in the Mississippi and Pacific Flyways

10,000 Birds

This is the first finding in the Mississippi flyway. The USDA … … has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Pope County, Minnesota.

article thumbnail

Mississippi Hunter Describes Harrowing BLACK PANTHER & BIGFOOT ENCOUNTERS

Reddit Animals

submitted by /u/cryptid [link] [comments]

article thumbnail

Birds at the Bell

10,000 Birds

This is the Mississippi Kite, which used to live all up and down the Mississippi, even way up to the source at Itasca. Anybody out there know why the Mississippi Kite has abandoned most of the Mississippi? The Mississippi Kite. The Mississippi Kite. But not any more. Here are a bunch of the blue birds.

article thumbnail

Fall Hawk Migration Hotspots

10,000 Birds

Mississippi Kite. Super Hot-spot: Hawk Ridge, Duluth, MN – Mississippi Flyway. Super Hot-spot: Hawk Ridge, Duluth, MN – Mississippi Flyway. The STK families will be departing the panhandle of Florida, with flights possibly hugging the Gulf coastline. Photo by © Mike Blevins. Super Hot-spot: Corpus Christi, TX – Central Flyway.

article thumbnail

SE Arizona 10 day birding blitz!

10,000 Birds

The new Lifers are the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Short-tailed Hawk, Mississippi Kites, Juniper Titmouse and Painted Buntings! There is believed to be a very small breeding population of Mississippi Kites that occupy a small area that borders Pima and Cochise Counties.

Arizona 122