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03/03/15  <br />
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***Full story here: http://www.fstoppress.com/articles/red-kites/   ****<br />
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Regularly filling up your garden bird-feeders with peanuts and seeds can attract a variety of splendid song-birds to your garden.<br />
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But one family, not content with merely attracting little song-birds, has swapped peanuts for prime cuts of beef to entice hundreds of giant birds-of-prey to their farm in Wales.<br />
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Every afternoon at 2pm hundreds of circling red kites wait for Chris Powell and his wife, Dominique, to toss-out 40 kilos of meat from their tractor and trailer before stooping down to pick up their free lunch.<br />
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“Today there were probably between four and five hundred birds. If there’s snow on the ground we feed them more and their can be twice as many birds” said Chris.<br />
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