June 2011 – vol. 104, issue 6 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... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.