Red Kite 30-Year Chilterns Project a ‘Conservation Success’

Source: BBC »

The reintroduction of red kites to an area of outstanding natural beauty 30 years ago has been a “true conservation success story”, an expert has said.

Numbers of kites had declined over a 200-year period and by the 1980s they were one of only three globally-threatened species in the UK.

Thirteen young birds were brought…

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