Red Kite

Milvus milvus

Uncommon but increasing passage migrant and potential resident. Red List species.

BOU Name
Red Kite
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All records. (RED LIST SPECIES)

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Red Kite 21 Jul 2019 Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers Robert Pease 1 Quite low over my garden on the eastern edge of the town. (Do not leave your Guinnea Pigs in the garden.)
Red Kite 18 Jul 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Paul Saward 1 Actually seen from Flatford side of the river, but it went off over Judas Gap, hence in Essex!
Red Kite 18 Jul 2019 Kelvedon Steve Grimwade 1 Flew east over A12 towards Braxted Park
Red Kite 13 Jul 2019 Bures Mick Woodruff 1 Flying West
Red Kite 12 Jul 2019 Great Baddow, Chelmsford Sean Gregory 1 flying south
Red Kite 12 Jul 2019 Rainham Marshes NR RSPB Sean Gregory 1 near pylons - seen off by male marsh harrier
Red Kite 11 Jul 2019 Cressing, near Braintree Paul Shuttleworth 1 Flying south east, seems to be a regular flight path
Red Kite 08 Jul 2019 Good Easter Martin Henry 1 low over my chimney pots gained height headed off NW
Red Kite 06 Jul 2019 Friday Wood Andrew Goodey 1
Red Kite 03 Jul 2019 Gestingthorpe Steve Nichols 2 Pair - possible evidence of breeding???
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