Milvus milvus

Family: Hawks and Eagles
Present: Not in UK
Diet: Carrion and small rodents
Breeding: nil

We saw Black Kites in France while driving in the Pyrenees, not seen one in the UK.

An agile long winged acrobatic bird of prey, the Black Kite is exceptionally graceful in the air. It has a light buoyant flight style that has few equals apart from the Red Kite.

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