Milvus milvus

Ambassador for the UN’s Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), Sacha Dench has taken off on the Round Britain Climate Challenge – a groundbreaking expedition to circumnavigate mainland Britain in an electric paramotor. Sacha Dench is making the 3,000-mile journey to mark the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) taking place in Glasgow later this year. Launched from Glasgow, Scotland, the expedition will see Sacha flying anti-clockwise around the coast of Britain for 6 weeks.

22 Jun 2021
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, Birds of Prey (Raptors)
IUCN StatusNear threatened
Date of entry in Appendix II1979
Geographic range
Countries Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Common names
EnglishRed Kite
FrenchMilan Royal
SpanishMilano real
Formerly listed asPart of the order Falconiformes
Scientific name Milvus milvus


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