Date: 7/6/17 6:42 am
From: Karen Garrett <kjgarrett84...>
Subject: Re: Kites
I went to the newly opened Sam's Club in Springdale earlier this week.
There were Scissor-tails everywhere. Makes me wonder where they hung out

Karen Garrett

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 6:08 AM, Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...> wrote:

> While common east, west, and south of us, Mississippi Kites arrived in
> Fort Smith just a few years ago. It still thrills me to see them flying
> about in town or just perched on a dead branch in Oak Cemetery.
> Last night I went for a walk in my neighborhood. All of a sudden 15 MIKIs
> took off from a clump of trees in a yard, and were flying just over the
> tops of the trees and houses. It was a sight to see.
> Even my husband was impressed.
> A lot of birds species are in peril because of loss of habitat. Thankfully
> some, like MIKIs and Scissortails, can adapt and do quite well in urban
> settings.
> Sandy B.
> FS, AR

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