Juvenile Red Kite
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Characteristics
Colouring Tawny to rust red body, whitish head & lower tail
Voice High, long drawn wailing
Feeds on Carrion and birds up to crow size
Flight Direct flight is slow and steady
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Juvenile Red Kite
Juvenile Red Kite
Page Last Updated 17/09/2017 03:59:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Juvenile
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Milvus milvus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Red Kite
Vital Statistics
Length 60 to 65 cms
Weight 750 to 1300 gms
Wingspan 145 to 165 cms
Lifespan 1 to 25 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Juvenile Red Kite (Species=Milvus milvus / Standard Name=Red Kite)