Pre-Nesting Behavior Of The Swallow-Tailed Kite (Elanoides Forficatus), Including Interference By An Unmated Male With A Breeding Pair

Swallow-tailed Kite

Swallow-tailed Kite

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Science Article 2

abstract

Snyder( 1974) has described the breeding biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus). My observations of their pre-nesting behavior, made while staying at the Archbold Biological Station at Lake Placid, Florida, confirm his on copulations,courtship feeding, and nest-building

Lawrence Kilham, Raptor Research 14(1):29-31

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