• "Spring Activity"

    by Sally Whale, taken near Weardley in Wharfedale
  • "Spring Activity"

    by Sally Whale, taken near Weardley in Wharfedale
  • "Spring Activity"

    by Sally Whale, taken near Weardley in Wharfedale
  • "Spring Activity"

    by Sally Whale, taken near Weardley in Wharfedale
  • "Spring Activity"

    by Sally Whale, taken near Weardley in Wharfedale
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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