Web Links

RED KITE WEBSITES


Friends of Red Kites in the North East
When the Northern Kites Project finished in July 2009 the Friends of Red Kites group was established by dedicated volunteers. The Friends Group was established to encourage an active interest and community involvement in the protection and welfare of the red kite.

Gigrin Farm
The feeding station in Wales


Yorkshire Red Kites

Information about the Red Kites in Yorkshire

The Red Kite Project in Ireland
Information about the reintroduction project taking place in Ireland

Aberdeen Red Kites Blog
Follow the progress of the kites released near Aberdeen

Galloway Kite Trail
Information about the Galloway Kite trail around Loch Ken in Dumfries & Galloway

Argaty Red Kites
Information about Central Scotland Red Kites

LPO Franche Comte - Milan Royal
Follow the monitoring and tracking of Red Kites by satellite (Argos) in France.

Milan Royal
For those of you who can read the French language, this website tells you all about the population of Red Kites in France. Lots of information, with a brief English summary.

Squawk and Squeal
Information about the new book published for children about two red kite chicks. You can also order the books via the website.



NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Scottish Raptor Groups

There are currently 10 area raptor study groups throughout Scotland. Individual members are involved in a range of different studies. There are now over 200 members of groups, involved in both individual and co-ordinated studies on all diurnal raptors breeding is Scotland as well as Owls and Ravens.

ARKive
ARKive are gathering together the very best films and photographs of the world's species into one centralised digital library, to create a unique audio-visual record of life on Earth. This link takes you direct to the Red Kite page.

The Barn Owl Trust
The Barn Owl Trust is dedicated to conserving the Barn Owl and its environment and is the main source of Barn Owl information in the UK. They also take in casualties and run a genuine owl sanctuary (a place of peaceful retreat that's not open to the public).

Raptor Rescue
A bird of prey rehabilitation charity

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
The British Trust for Ornithology promotes bird conservation through volunteer-based surveys

BTO Ringing
Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland is organised and co-ordinated by the BTO

The National Trust
Website of the National Trust


Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Europe's largest wildlife conservation charity.

Birdlife
A global Partnership of conservation organisations operating in over one hundred countries and territories worldwide.



LOCAL NATURE, CONSERVATION & WILDLIFE WEBSITES

Chilterns Conservation Board
The website of the Chilterns Conservation Board - the public body established to conserve and enhance the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Ridgeway
A very informative website about the Ridgeway National Trail

Wildlife Conservation in Berkshire, UK
The wildlife conservation site of Berkshire

Buckinghamshire Bird Club
All you need to know about the bird life in Bucks. Submit your bird sightings via email to the club

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Local Wildlife Trust organisation



CHILTERN VILLAGES, BUSINESS AND ACCOMODATION WEBSITES


Ridgeway Lodge
Bed & Breakfast accomodation situated on the Upper Icknield Way, alongside the ancient long-distance Ridgeway Path. Approximately one mile outside the market town of Princes Risborough

Let’s Stay Chilterns
Accommodation and tourism guide for the Chilterns

Fox Country Inn The ideal venue in a perfect location, catering for guests on both business and pleasure. Renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, the hotel nestles amongst the rolling Chiltern Hills, surrounded by beautiful woodland and countryside.

myChilterns.co.uk
Online magazine and monthly email newsletter focusing on the local community of the Chilterns region.

Hughenden Valley Website
The essential website for for residents of Hughenden Valley - news and information.

Midas Design Consultants
The Red Kites of Junction 2, by Andy Brown

Tetsworth News
Events and news around the village of Tetsworth



MISC. BIRD/WILDLIFE/PHOTOGRAPHY LINKS

The Raptor Trust
A registered charity, the Raptor Trust was established in 1983 in Norfolk, England to treat sick and injured birds of prey and to alert the public to the need to protect and conserve both birds of prey and the habitat in which they live. The Trust is manned and run by volunteers working from their own homes.

Birdwatch Magazine
An independent magazine established in 1992 by birders for birders


about aberdeen
Click on the 'Wildlife' section. A Guide to the animals, birds and mammals of Aberdeenshire and where to go to visit centres and take organised and guided trips, including information about the Red Kites reintroduced in Aberdeenshire.


Dean Birders (Disabled Forest of Dean birders
Birdwatching information, gallery, and daily photo reports from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England maintained by and for disabled and housebound birdwatchers.

Stephen Burch Birding
Birding in Oxfordshire, the rest of the UK & Overseas