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A photographer is trying to raise awareness of the dangers of litter after seeing a red kite flying off with a discarded McDonald's cup.
Chad Brown spotted the bird of prey last week in Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk.
"One dived down for what I thought was going to be prey, but instead the kite appeared with this McDonald's cup in its claws," he said.
A McDonald's spokeswoman said the fast-food chain took its "responsibility around litter very seriously".
First reported by the East Anglian Daily Times, the amateur photographer posted pictures of the bird with the drink cup on a local Facebook group.
He wrote: "Surely this pandemic has reminded us all how important our wildlife and green spaces are, and it would be such a shame for them to be blighted by litter at a time when we need them the most."
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Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
I've seen a few species over the years trying to make good use of our waste/discarded items.
Sadly, I doubt the people they need to alert to the indiscriminate dumping of waste would actually read the article or even take much notice.
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