Citizen Science for Swallow-tailed Kites
|Presented By||Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey|
|Goal||Monitor productivity and distribution of the Swallow-tailed Kite|
|Task||Add your sightings to the database via our website|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
The Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey needs your help reporting sightings of Swallow-tailed Kites.
Your sightings will help determine the birds' distribution, monitor population trends, and locate important nesting and foraging sites.
Swallow-tailed Kites have striking black and white plumage with a long, scissor-like, forked tail. They are primarily located in bottomland forests and open habitat.
If you see one, all you need to do is report when and where you saw the bird, as well as any other observation details.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a walk, run, On a hike, In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, In the car, At home, At the beach, At a science center, zoo or aquarium|
|Tags||atlantic flyway, avian biology, avian survival, bird, bird data, bird distribution, birds, birds of conservation concern, birds of prey, bird survey, birdwatching, bird watching, citizen science, citizen-science, citizen science project, elanid kite, elanoides, elanoides forficatus, florida, georgia, raptor research, raptors, south carolina, texas|
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