KITE, MISSISSIPPI
Summary information for KITE, MISSISSIPPI
Common Name KITE, MISSISSIPPI
Scientific Name ICTINIA MISSISSIPPIENSIS
Status NONGAME, STATE RANK S3, GLOBAL RANK G5
Primary Habitat Association "Forest - bottomland"
Preferred Habitat "Occur in swamps and large tracts of open bottomland forests with tall trees. Nest trees average 29\" dbh and 121' tall. Forage along forest edge or in open land."
Distribution "Rare summer resident in southeast, casual transient and summer visitant *47*. Occurrence usually associated with eastern border and southeast corner of state. Rarely in southwest corner *01*. Has been identified as a \"species of management concern\" regarding viability of populations in the midwest *46*."
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BARRY, BOLLINGER, BUCHANAN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CHRISTIAN, CLAY, DUNKLIN, GREENE, GRUNDY, HOLT, JASPER, LAWRENCE, MISSISSIPPI, NEW MADRID, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PIKE, POLK, RALLS, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. FRANCOIS, ST. LOUIS, STODDARD, SULLIVAN, VERNON, WAYNE

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