Dockland bird reserve

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has revealed that it has acquired, on a 21-year lease, 200 hectares of marsh to the east of Goole, Yorkshire, known as Blacktoft Sands; this land is owned by the British Transport Docks Board. The RSPB is currently undertaking a census of the breeding birds there, and drawing up plans for management and visitor facilities; the Soci


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