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Definition of red kite in English:


A bird of prey with reddish-brown plumage and a forked tail, found chiefly in Europe.
  • Milvus milvus, family Accipitridae
Example sentences
  • As well as 419 pairs of golden eagles, osprey numbers are escalating, as are red kites, white-tailed sea eagles and peregrine falcons.
  • The list contains red kites, golden eagles, ospreys, goshawks and even domestic cats.
  • Other birds to benefit nationally include song thrushes, red kites, skylarks and nightjars.
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