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Adult?

Observed: 26th December 2012 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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0119 Milvus milvus (Linnaeus) (Red Kite) - Derwenthaugh Site, Durham (VC 66), 26th December 2012
0119 Milvus milvus (Linnaeus) (Red Kite) - Derwenthaugh Site, Durham (VC 66), 26th December 2012
0119 Milvus milvus (Linnaeus) (Red Kite) - Derwenthaugh Site, Durham (VC 66), 26th December 2012
Description:

Can the age of this bird be determined from the pictures?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Aláine's picture

Looks like semi adult plumage

Looks like semi adult plumage to me full grey head is characteristic of an adult but the white sections on the coverts and primaries would indicate not full adult I would estimate this bird is probably about 2 but I'm open to correction.

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