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Spring

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... and with it the bird's breeding season. This is where we would appreciate your help as there are many potentially suitable woodlands where there may be additional breeding pairs that we aren’t aware of.

If you see a pair of birds please let us know.

Sightings

We've created a sightings map from the data that you've sent to us this year.

Click this link or the map to be taken there.

sightings

 

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"When the kyte builds, look to lesser linen"
From Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale

"Ah, could I see a spinney nigh,
A paddock riding in the sky,
Above the oaks, in easy sail,
On stilly wings and forked tail."
Paddock is an old English name for the Red Kite
By John Clare (c1820)

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Seen a Red Kite?

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If there's a Red Kite new to your area of Yorkshire then CLICK HERE and please let us know.

Reports of Red Kite sightings received from the general public are always welcome. They help us keep track of the expanding population, and a number of new breeding pairs having been located through such records.

Frequently Asked

How can I tell the difference between an adult and a juvenile Red Kite?

How many eggs/young do Red Kites have?

Where can I see Red Kites in Yorkshire?

For the answers to these and many more questions CLICK HERE

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