Red kite release ends three year re-population scheme

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Thirty Red Kites have been released into the wilds of Grizedale Forest in south Cumbria - the final step in a three year re-population programme.

The project is intended to replenish north-west England's red kite population, which was almost eradicated during the 19th Century.

Peter Marshal spoke to Iain Yoxall from the Forestry Commission who has been overseeing the programme.

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