|Common Name||Red Kite|
|Scientific Name||Milvus milvus|
A vagrant species now being seen in Dorset more frequently.
|Look For||A soaring large bird with light patches on the underside of the wings that appears as if there are feathers missing|
Whilst re-established as a breeding species in some parts of Britain the red kite does not yet breed in Dorset
|NVC Codes||Description||Phase 1 Categories||Description|