Red Kites

The Red Kite is 60-66 cm (24-27 in) long with a 175-195 cm wingspan; males have a weight of 800-1200 g, and females 1000-1300 g. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction. The body, upper tail and wing coverts are rufous. The white primary flight feathers contrast with the black wing tips and dark secondaries.



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Red Kite #7331

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #6943

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #6959

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #6974

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7005

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7100

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7102

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7104

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction.
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7150

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7235

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7245

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7246

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite #7247

If you wish to see the majestic Red Kite; pay a visit to Argaty Red Kites ( Lerrocks Farm ) near Doune. It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction
© Allan Bell

Red Kite # 001

It is an elegant bird, soaring with long wings held at a dihedral, and long forked tail twisting as it changes direction. This photograph was taken at lerrocks farm, near Doune, Stirlingshire.
© Allan Bell

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