Adult 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
Adult Red Kite
Adult Red Kite
Page Last Updated 4/20/2018 4:38:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Milvus milvus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Red Kite
Vital Statistics
Length 23.6 to 25.6 ins
Weight 26.5 to 46.0 ozs
Wingspan 57.1 to 65.0 ins
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
CHYDEYESNFRYGBYIEY
Region NANNorth America
CAN
Country USNUnited States
AZNCANFLNIANKSNMANMINMNNMONOKN
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Red Kite (Species=Milvus milvus / Standard Name=Red Kite)