An amazing finale to the 5th and final field season for the Manitoba was confirmed breeding of Mississippi Kites in a riverside suburb of Winnipeg. You can see me talking about this incredible find on Breakfast Television Winnipeg at: http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3725151058001/
This species has been expanding
northward and has been increasingly taking advantage of well treed suburbs so
in some ways their appearance in Winnipeg makes sense; however, none of us foresaw them
getting quite this far north quite so quickly. I got back from the field today
and had my turn for a brief visit with the city’s illustrious guest and their
Here is the chick on August 6th - growing rapidly! More to follow...