Mississippi Kite
Ictinia mississippiensis

Nesting! Newmarket, NH


Shawn Carey 2008

Originally 2 then 3 Mississippi Kites have been seen in New Market, NH.
First spotted around May 28, 2008 by Ben Griffith and Charlie Wright.

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Tom Sayers 2008

Tom Sayers 2008

Then in mid-June, nest building and copulation was observed by many. This is the first
accepted state record for N.H. and if successful one of very few nesting
records in the northern U.S.


Tom Sayers 2008

Tom Sayers 2008

4 photos above courtesy of Tom Sayers


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Paul Kinnaly 2009

Photo above courtesy of Paul Kinnaly. Newmarket, NH on June 18, 2008


Eastern Massachusetts Hawk Watch, 2008
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updated 07/20/2008