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2012 Breeding Season
2012 has been another great year for Aberdeen’s red kites, with 19 pairs setting up territories and laying eggs. With the bad summer weather, unfortunately 4 of these pairs subsequently failed, however, the remaining 15 pairs went on to successfully rear 32 chicks which were all wing tagged. This...
5 Nov 2012
'Scottwings' crosses the country
Joining Glider at Bellmack Farm on the Galloway Kite Trail is Scottwings this week. A2 (aka Scottwings) was collected from near Argaty in Central Scotland in 2009 on the same day as A3 (aka Glider) before being brought to be released in Aberdeen with the other 30 young red kites that year. Both ofn these...
14 Feb 2011
Kites home and away
The cold weather of the last few months has started to subside and the local red kites and buzzards are reappearing. Many pairs are also starting to think about breeding again and are displaying their ownership of woods by displaying over them in the sunshine. The bright weather this week has been great...
11 Feb 2011
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