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Red Kite
2006-02-28 18:14:02

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium to large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is a European species found in the milder parts of its range, but birds from northern and central Europe winter further south and west. During the Middle Ages, this bird was more widespread than it is now. Their scavenging habits made them the refuse collectors of the day. Their numbers have now...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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