The Breeding Season (March to June inc)

Yorkshire Red Kites respectfully request that we do not wish to receive any images of red kites from any locations during the current breeding season. Red Kites are specially protected as a Schedule 1 species under The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
Thank you in anticipation for your cooperation. 
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Yorkshire Red Kites - Contact Form

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    Report a Sighting

    Please use the Contact Form on this page to send/request information and to report any Red Kite sightings in Yorkshire and surrounding areas.

    If you are reporting a sighting please include as much detail as possible. For example:

    • Date and time
    • Weather conditions
    • Exact location - please include Post Code or OS grid reference if known.

    If you have any photographs or videos that you would like to share on our website and Facebook page please ensure that these were taken by you and provide the same details as above. 

    If you have problems with this form we are happy to take emails directly via



    Please Note

    Should your sighting be an emergency, for example a dead, injured or sick Red Kite, then please refer to our ‘Guidelines for dealing with casualties’ and 'Contact' sections.

    Sadly, we do not have the capability to respond to all your messages/sightings. We will though reply where we feel it necessary.

    Many thanks YRK.

    Yorkshire Red Kites is run by a small group of volunteer enthusiasts who have been monitoring and recording red kite activities in the county since their reintroduction to Yorkshire in 1999.

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