Broedende Rode Wouwen Milvus milvus in Nederland in 2018
De Takkeling , Volume 27 - Issue 1 p. 54- 58
In 2018, 14 breeding pairs of Red Kites were located in The Netherlands, of which 13 nests were found. Of these 14 pairs, 11 were successful, 2 pairs failed and 1 pair did not commence breeding. Number of chicks per pair was: 3x 0, 4x 2 and 6x 3, i.e. 1.9 fledglings per pair and 2.6 fledglings per successful pair. Start of laying ranged from 27 March through 28 April, and averaged 9 April. Early starters were more successful than later ones.
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