Black Kite

Milvus migransBarcud DuVagrant

Black Kite – Records

Milvus migrans – Barcud Du – Vagrant 1990 – One was seen at Skokholm on 20 May (M. Betts et al.) 1998 – One flew over North Haven, Skomer 20 May (SS et al) 2012 – One flying over near Castlemorris on 30 April. (last seen 2 May Spittal area – Welsh bird report 2012)) 2014 […]

Black Kite – 2012

Milvus migrans – Barcud Du – Vagrant Black Kite near Castlemorris on 30th April 2012  Photo (c) Clive Hurford  While driving along the road from Mathry to Letterston with friends during late afternoon on 30th April 2014, I noticed a large bird of prey flying east as we passed Castlemorris.   My initial impression was of a large, […]

Black Kite – 1994

Milvus migrans – Barcud Du – Vagrant Cramp (1980) notes that the Black Kite has  been expanding its range into north and west Europe; one was seen at Skokholm on 20 May 1990 (M. Betts et al.). Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire CRAMP, S. (ed.) 1977-1993. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle […]