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Author Topic: Red Kite talk @ Tollymore - Thurs 26th jan 2012  (Read 1906 times)

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Adam McClure
26th January 2012
Northern Ireland Red Kites

Over the past 200 years the Red Kite population in Britain and Ireland dwindled, largely due to human persecution, until only a small population remained in mid-Wales. Since 1989 a number of reintroduction projects have begun to restore the red kite to its former range across the UK.

Due to the momentum and experience gained from these sucessful reintroductions in England and Scotland, the stage was set for this large-scale species recovery project to be rolled out into Ireland in 2007.

As part of this project RSPB NI began a reintroduction in the South Down area in 2008 and Red Kite Officer, Adam McClure, will be giving an illustrated talk on the highs and lows of bringing these majestic birds of prey back to Northern Irish skies.

A charge of £5 will be payable at the door. This includes £2 for tea/coffee and traybakes, with the remainder going to Northern Ireland Red Kites.

http://www.tollymore.com/NR/exeres/C62F17F4-F58A-47E2-A344-921544139C0F.htm

doesn't give a start time but these talks are usually begin around 7pm?
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Re: Red Kite talk @ Tollymore - Thurs 26th jan 2012
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2012 »

Nice one Liam,think I'll try to make this one
 

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