Every August Mississippi kites and swallow-tailed kites disperse northward. This year there have been many reports of kite flocks that include the swallow-tailed, considered to be one of the most graceful raptors in the world. They enter the piedmont and mountains in small numbers every year but the numbers thus far indicate a larger influx this year.
Every August Mississippi kites and swallow-tailed kites disperse northward. This year there have been many reports of kite flocks that include the swallow-tailed, considered to be one of the most graceful raptors in the world. They enter the piedmont and mountains in small numbers every year but the numbers thus far indicate a larger influx this year. By Phil Fowler.
Every August Mississippi kites and swallow-tailed kites disperse northward. This year there have been many reports of kite flocks that include the swallow-tailed, considered to be one of the most graceful raptors in the world. They enter the piedmont and mountains in small numbers every year but the numbers thus far indicate a larger influx this year. By Phil Fowler.

Keep your eyes to the sky as seasonal changes bring new birds

August 17, 2016 10:44 AM