What is the biggest bird in the UK?

What is the largest flying bird in England?

For the first time in almost 200 years the great bustard — the heaviest flying bird and one of Europe’s most threatened species — has successfully bred in the wild in the UK.

Is a sea eagle bigger than a swan?

Mute Swans (Cygnus olor) are the largest breeding bird in Britain, with a wingspan of more than two metres and weighing up to 14kg. The White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) may have a slightly bigger wingspan but carries nothing like the weight.

Is a Sparrowhawk bigger than a kestrel?

Still, if you compare the average length and weight, sparrowhawks are usually slightly larger, although the difference is negligible and only by around 5cm and 40 grams. In both species, and like all birds of prey, females are larger than males. On average, kestrels have lengths between 27 and 35cm.

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