Swallow-tailed Kite


RIARC Number, Vote (Accepted - Not Accepted - Natural Status Uncertain), # of birds reported, location, date(s), reporters (I = initial observer, R = report submitted, P = photograph submitted).

2015-6 (6-0): Two; Hope Valley, Hopkinton; 22-24-Apr-2015; Lynn Thompson (I), Chris Raithel (R), Dylan Pedro (P), Don Heitzmann (P).

2013-11 (6-0): One; Swan Point, Providence; 15-May-2013; Sue Talbot (I,R), Dan Finizia (P).

2012-22 (7-0): One; South Kingstown, Hopkinton; 25-29-Apr-2012; Iris Dewhurst (I,R), Lori Bouchard (I,R,P).

2010-3 (7-0): One; Succotash Marsh, South Kingstown; 7-Apr-2010; Robert Weaver (I,R,P).


2000 **

1996 ** Richmond Pond

1996 Apr Block Island

1994 Apr-18 Moonstone Beach Road, South Kingstown

1981 May-27 King Tom Pond, Charlestown

1973 Jun-7 (2) Clay Head, Block Island

* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.

** Checklist of Rhode Island Birds 1900-2002, Audubon Society of Rhode Island