Birds of Cuba BETA

    ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles)  
Genus: Ictinia (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Mississippi Kite
Mississippi Kite (Ictinia mississippiensis)
Carondelet Park, St. Louis, Missouri, United States  
Photograph by Andy Reago     Copyright and usage info

Migratory and less uniformly colored than the related Plumbeous Kite. Northern migrant from southeast United States to southeast Brazil, passing through Mexico and Central America.
From below.

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Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba