Date: 7/1/18 8:48 am
From: <herbies...> <herbies...>
Subject: Mississippi Kite at Crystal Bridges 0730 this morning





This Mississippi Kite was spotted at the top of a Red Oak on the North Forest Trail just across from the dining area of “High South on a Roll”. Dave and Debbie Shallenberg of Rogers, who had been viewing and photographing a doe and her two fawns, kindly provided this image.

The Kite seemed comfortable with our presence. A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher paid a brief, non-confrontational visit. After making a few excursions from its perch, the Kite took a short flight to denser cover.
 
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