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Sun26th Feb 2012
Since December 2011, the RSPB Red Kite Officer, Adam McClure, had picked up the radio signal and had several sightings from an unusual visitor - one of the Dublin kites - to my embarrassment the kite was less than two miles from my house on the Ards Peninsula, Co Down. Last Tuesday, Andrew Murray and I had a work experience student, Phillip Patton from Regent House, Newtownards working in the office and helping with some…
A day out kiting...
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Sat4th Feb 2012
There is disappointing news again this week for the Wicklow Red Kite Reintroduction Project as yet another bird has been confirmed poisoned. The bird, a female Red Kite was found dead in the Brittas Bay area in late December. Since her release in July 07, she had found a mate and was known to have successfully bred and raised three young at a site near Redcross, Co Wicklow. A member of the public reported the…
Female Purple G Poisoned
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Thu26th Jan 2012
The following extraordinary incident took place in Glenveagh National Park on Sunday 8th January 2012. A group of 15 walkers from Derry City were walking down the glen along the Glenveagh Bridle path on Sunday afternoon. They were about a mile from the Glenveagh Castle Tearoom, walking along the vehicular track, secured by boulders along the Lough shore, in an area known as the Long Hollow. They heard some commotion and 'rushing' sound above them…
Fiadhna stunned
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Fri6th Jan 2012
Following the successful release of red kites during the summer in Dublin and Wicklow, it is with disappointment that we report further recent kite deaths in Fingal. Since the release in July, this year, a total of eight [8] kites have now been recovered dead in Fingal since November. The deaths include the satellite tagged kite '@' which has flown as far as Co. Mayo on its travels and within a few weeks of returning…
Red kite @ found dead in Lusk
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Sun13th Nov 2011
Stop Press "14 Cranes were seen today in Ballincollig (to the west of Cork City) flying near Maglin Valley at 13.25 hrs and 19 Cranes were simultaneously seen near Midleton Dual Carriageway (east of Cork City) before 12.00 noon and stayed there all day. So it appears that there are two flocks of Cranes, comprising 14 and 19 Birds, on either side of Cork City." 15 Eurasian Cranes (Cranes) were seen flying north, high over…
Cranes 1
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