Birds of prey uk

All diurnal birds of prey eat some type of animal flesh, including reptiles, insects, fish, birds, mammals, molluscs, and carrion

All diurnal birds of prey eat some type of animal flesh, including reptiles, insects, fish, birds, mammals, molluscs, and carrion

BBC Blogs - Springwatch - Wing Tips: Identifying our birds of prey

Wing Tips: Identifying our birds of prey

BBC Blogs - Springwatch - Wing Tips: Identifying our birds of prey

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa,  It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. To see red Kites in Yorkshire - join www.realyorkshiretours.co.uk for a trip around Wharfedale.

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. To see red Kites in Yorkshire - join www.realyorkshiretours.co.uk for a trip around Wharfedale.

These 3 barn owl chicks are only days from fledging and have appeared at the entrance to their nest one evening patiently awaiting the return of a parent with a rodent dinner.

From fluffy chicks to birds of prey: The pictures which capture the transformation of growing barn owls

These 3 barn owl chicks are only days from fledging and have appeared at the entrance to their nest one evening patiently awaiting the return of a parent with a rodent dinner.

The Common Kestrel (male) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel…

The Common Kestrel (male) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel…

Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Seen in wooded habitats, suburban and rural.These birds usually nest in conifers.The sparrowhawk is an excellent hunter, it will hide under cover and then launch out at speed to catch prey (predominantly small birds) in its talons whilst it's in flight. #Birds #UK

Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Seen in wooded habitats, suburban and rural.These birds usually nest in conifers.The sparrowhawk is an excellent hunter, it will hide under cover and then launch out at speed to catch prey (predominantly small birds) in its talons whilst it's in flight. #Birds #UK

The affectionate barn owls were snapped sharing a kiss before snuggling in the fork of a tree

Sisterly affection as barn owls are caught 'kissing' and preening

The affectionate barn owls were snapped sharing a kiss before snuggling in the fork of a tree

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