Swallow-tailed kites contribute to control of insect populations in habitats they occupy. They are also lovely birds that attract ecotourism.
Positive Impacts: ecotourism ; controls pest population
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Benefits"
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Animal Diversity Web
Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Ann Fraser, Kalamazoo College
Jansi Maganti, Kalamazoo College
Maganti, J. 2007. "Elanoides forficatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Elanoides_forficatus.html
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