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Vermin...or awesome bird of prey? The red kite is back in British towns

Flying high: Back from the brink of extinction, the red kites are flourishing across Britain - Photo: Alamy Images

The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers.

Red Kite....these beautiful birds can be seen flying over our garden, last year we saw 8 at once.......xx