Have you seen this bird this year?
We're aware of a problem with the mapping application below that is causing the the right click auto-fill of latitude/longitude and the geo-coding function the fail. We are currently working on this problem, but in the mean time, please list the address, cross streets, or latitude/longitude in the location description field so we can properly document your sighting.
Swallow-Tailed Kite Description
- Striking black and white plumage
- Long, scissor-like tail
- Long, narrow, pointed wings
- Medium sized raptor (24" tall, 48" wingspan)
- Graceful,gliding, soaring flyers — flaps rarely
- Habitat: bottomland forests and open habitat
If you see a Swallow-tailed Kite, you can help us determine their distibution, monitor population trends, and locate important
nesting and foraging sites by reporting the following information: