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Table 3 Home range size (km2) of adult Red Kites during territory occupation, the incubation period of the clutch, the period when small young are in nest, the period with large young in nest, the post-fledging dependent period and the time frame from the start of dismigration of the young up to departure for winter quarters in autumn

From: GPS tracking of Red Kites (Milvus milvus) reveals fledgling number is negatively correlated with home range size

Transmitter no. Year Courtship Incubation period Small young Large young Post-fledging dependent period Autumn No. of fledged young
15-FS 2013 – (0) – (2) – (1) 0.8 (43) 1.7 (10) 194.6 (41) 1
38-FT 2014 13.8 (441) 5.0 (193) 12.2 (1071) 97 (3849) 12.4 (790) – (0) 1
11-FS 2011 11.7 (16) – (0) 2 (29) 2.2 (38) 17.3 (64) 39.9 (349) 3
11-FS 2010 11.3 (69) 0.04 (16) 1 (11) 10 (14) 19 (67) 21.5 (102) 3
11-FS 2012 12.6 (11) – (2) – (6) 8 (111) 19.6 (170) 15.4 (343) 3
15-FS 2014 – (8) – (0) – (6) 0.4 (80) 34.5 (45) 5.3 (15) 2
15-FS 2011 – (9) – (2) – (0) 140.5 (200) 36.7 (87) 10.8 (146) 1
12-FS 2010 – (0) – (0) – (0) – (0) 44.8 (14) 31.9 (13) 1
12-FS 2011 – (0) – (0) – (0) – (0) 51.1 (16) – (8) 3
24-MS 2013 11.5 (79) 6.1 (130) 13.8 (195) 4.1 (304) 1.9 (206) 155.1 (286) 1
05-MS 2009 9.9 (52) 13.5 (97) 5.9 (174) 6.1 (190) 18.3 (112) 26.2 (228) ≥2
18-MS 2012 – (8) 16.8 (89) 12.8 (174) 9.9 (232) 8.4 (175) 7.1 (28) ≥1
16-MS 2012 22.6 (124) 7.7 (47) 18.8 (138) 14.6 (182) 2.2 (90) 6.9 (28) ≥1
24-MS 2014 6.6 (207) 4.6 (217) 5.9 (291) 15 (269) 11.1 (193) 30.1 (145) 2
05-MS 2010 6.5 (54) 4.9 (67) 15.1 (34) 16.4 (31) – (4) – (0) 3
07-MS 2010 7.3 (88) 7.1 (204) 7.8 (142) 30.3 (153) – (0) – (0) ≥2
34-MT 2014 – (0) – (0) 5.7 (654) 31.5 (2172) 80.6 (942) – (0) 2
37-MT 2014 12.9 (1102) 9.2 (2156) 38.8 (3647) 44.7 (8788) 28.7 (2656) 6.6 (1679) 3
23-MS 2012 23.6 (120) 12.9 (220) 27.2 (201) 58.3 (263) 18.1 (268) 11.2 (199) ≥1
23-MS 2014 10.9 (82) 137.8 (208) 155.4 (167) 82.0 (210) 8.0 (96) 12.2 (97) 1
22-MS 2012 8.7 (84) 8.9 (154) 20.7 (194) 84.5 (150) – (0) – (0) 1
27-MT 2014 6.9 (3587) 12.7 (3861) 144.8 (3226) 85.6 (4085) 59.1 (1742) 3.5 (50) 2
17-MS 2011 15.7 (179) 67.2 (249) 34.7 (185) 98.8 (171) 41.1 (118) 16.9 (361) 1
23-MS 2013 15.7 (178) 14.3 (265) 46.4 (221) 106.3 (279) 506.9 (203) 25.9 (303) ≥1
09-MS 2010 24.3 (239) 19.8 (225) 155.9 (143) 128.1 (207) 62.9 (144) 10.5 (94) 1
35-MT 2014 13.5 (2809) 21.5 (3156) 259.2 (3758) 181.8 (4574) 77.9 (1234) 35.1 (701) 2
29-MS 2014 6.4 (125) 656.9 (242) 549.9 (190) 292.1 (237) 221.6 (146) 43.3 (87) 2
10-MS 2010 – (0) – (1) 84.1 (28) 309.3 (59) 191.5 (45) 14.7 (25) 1
18-MS 2011 14.1 (48) 33.8 (73) 487.5 (241) 393.5 (216) 176 (188) 92.2 (118) 1
29-MS 2013 10.6 (168) 156.2 (163) 263.5 (250) 532 (319) 41.1 (213) 53.1 (194) 1
  1. Figures in parentheses show the number of GPS fixes in each of these periods, respectively. The upper part of the table lists the females in ascending order of home range size in the post-fledging dependent period; below, the males are listed in ascending order of home range size in the period when large young are present in the nest