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Juv. Red Kite?

Observed: 27th May 2013 By: FCox143FCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in Birds
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Age

Certainly looks to have some juvenile secondary feathers, so not a full adult, but not a bird born this year. Moult in such birds is quite complex and they probably hang on to odd juvenile feathers into their third year...someone else might know the species better than I do.

Ian
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