Nest building

Red kites have a reputation for using exotic nesting materials (anything from gloves to teddy-bears, according to This one is carrying wool, presumably for the same purpose.



2 Responses to “Nest building”

  1. Wonderful photo – the thrill of seeing these rare birds for the first time – and in numbers too – is something I will never forget. What flyers they are!

  2. We’re lucky to live in an area where red kites were reintroduced 20 or so years ago, and are now a regular sight; I don’t think anything else has quite their mastery of the air!

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