RED KITE

Milvus milvus

Dan White

 

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2021

EARLIEST: One from Riding Barn Hill, Wick on February 7th. LATEST: . HIGHEST COUNT: Three over Oldbury Power Station on June 4th.

 

 

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Totals

Bird Days

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2020

A massive two-hundred and eleven (211) bird days were logged this year with birds seen in all months except February and August. The best months were May (85), April (41), March (35), June (25) and July (12). HIGHEST COUNT: At least five probably six up-river past Severn Beach on March 22nd. EARLIEST: Two from the Oldbury Power Station environs during January. LATEST: One on Chipping Sodbury Common on December 5th.

 

2019

Eighty-seven bird days were logged this year. The best months were July (16), May and June (12) with birds seen in all months except January. HIGHEST COUNT: Four in the Shire Valley, Marshfield on July 31st. EARLIEST: One in the Shire Valley, Marshfield on February 12th. LATEST: One from Marshfield on December 21st.

 

2018

A hundred and thirteen bird days were counted this year. The best months were in May (36) and June (25). Birds were seen in all months except December. EARLIEST: One seen over the ring road at the junction of the A4174/ A420 Kingswood late morning on January 5th. LATEST: One near Severn Beach early afternoon on October 27th. HIGHEST COUNT: Five drifted low north-east over Pilning Wetland Reser