After the driest, warmest April on record, a series of wildfires across the UK has destroyed much nesting habitat of several key species. Of particular concern is the Twite Carduelis flavirostris. Up to 40% of the English population could have been affected by fires on Pennine moorlands. In England, nesting Twites are confined to the South Pennines, where around 100 pairs nest in small colonies...

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