A COMPARISON OF CHICKS PRODUCED BY REGION

RED KITES
A COMPARISON OF CHICKS PRODUCED BY REGION
%age of chicks reared per breeding pair 1989 – 2008

Number of breeding pairs of red kites in the United Kingdom
Percentages Of Successful Pairs
The number of red kite chicks reared
Percentages of red kite chicks reared per breeding pair
Percentages of Chicks/Successful breeding Pair

Year
Wales
Southern
England
East
Midlands
Yorkshire
Northern
Kites
North
Scotland
Central
Scotland
Dumfries &
Galloway
2008 0.96 n/a 1.82 1.72 1 1.78 1.69 1.76
2007 0.86 n/a 1.35+ 1.68 1.10 1.67 1.74 1.81
2006 0.89 n/a 1.75 1.87 0.6 1.97 1.57 1.59
2005 1.06 NA 1.90 1.58 2.18 1.12 1.5
2004 1.03 1.78 1.49 1.83 2.29 1.45 1.0
2003 0.85 1.76 1.87 2.00 2.00 1.89 0.25
2002 0.87 1.57 1.87 2.00 2.50 1.67
2001 0.96 1.86 2.27 1.87 2.30 1.80
2000 0.69 1.8 1.37 0.67 2.31 1.43
1999 0.91 2.07 2.28 1.80 1.25
1998 1.04 2.01 0.75 1.91 2.50
1997 0.85 1.92 2.00 1.70
1996 0.91 2.28 2.29
1995 0.92 2.29 1.73
1994 0.89 1.85 1.63
1993 0.79 1.55 1.40
1992 1.14 2.25 1.00
1991 0.82
1990 1.14
1989 0.93
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The Percentage of Red Kite Chicks Reared per Breeding Pair.


Prolificacy
When viewing this data it should be remembered that the re-introduced red kites are from the European continent and were taken from only those nests that were most prolific.
Welsh red kites are of a far greater natural diversity; hence the disparity in productivity.

Number of breeding pairs of red kites in the United Kingdom
Percentages Of Successful Pairs
The number of red kite chicks reared
Percentages of red kite chicks reared per breeding pair
Percentages of Chicks/Successful breeding Pair