soon to be appearing on a much more popular blog than this one!
Video of the Red Kite here
Being in active wing moult apparently makes it an Adult Female which is pretty cool!
A quick blast up to Castle Howard where the highlight was everyone else getting tipex thrown over them by some Rooks above. 3 Mandarins present probably mean that there taking up residence on site now!
Rest of day was spent in the valley with Cuckoo taking me onto 141 for my York Area Year List, still plenty of water around! Common Tern through Ellerton, 2 Wheatear, 3+ Yellow Wagtails down Hagg Lane with 100's of swallow-like-creatures, none with Red-rumps though.