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Unknown bird of prey

Observed: 22nd February 2011 By: scottscott’s reputation in Birdsscott’s reputation in Birdsscott’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

I couldn't get a photo but I can describe it. It looked like a buzzard at first but when it flew off its wings had a white streak on either wing, a little like a wood pigeon.

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Had it got a forked tail?

The underside of a Red Kite's wings have big white patches on. See http://www.gigrin.co.uk/index.html for film of one in flight.

Janet
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