Making history part 6

Here is the news from 1999 up until the end of July.

When the chicks were at the correct age for fledging, the doors of the release pens were opened, and the birds were set free! The seven most advanced youngsters were released on 29th July 1999.

Part 6 - 29 July 1999

Information about first flights:

Part 6 - first flights

Release of emotion:

Part 6 - release of emotion

By 30th July, all seven of the most advanced youngsters had now fledged and their progress was being closely monitored.

Part 7 - 30-31 July 1999