Red Kite – 1949

Milvus milvus milvus

Formerly a common resident but by 1894 only a rare occasional visitor.  It was already scarce on Prescelly Mt by 1930.  Howard Saunders saw one at Dinas in 1893, and R.M.L. saw one on the moor north of Prescelly Top on 17 April 1947.

R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society

More about the Red Kite in Pembrokeshire