Red Kite Oil on Canvas

  • Artist: Mary McGrath
  • Dimensions: 60 x 50 cm (23.6 x 19.7 inches)


The Red Kite is a very large bird with a wingspan of almost 2 meters. By the early 19th century it had become extinct in Ireland due to overhunting. In 2007 Red Kites were reintroduced to Co Wicklow and later to Fingal, Co. Dublin where they are successfully breeding. As they are primarily scavengers they are under severe threat from poisoning

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