This flew into the tree in Oxford today making a noise like something from a classic western. Very different to the usual local common buzzard riffraff.
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In reply to PimperneBloke:
In reply to Original Goldfinch and Eagle-eye:
Red Kites are very common in the Thames Valley, certainly as far out as Oxford. I'm surprised you haven't seen one before. They have a greater wing span than Buzzard but not as broad wings. Where I live near Reading they are practically a garden bird.
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