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Latest research by the BTO has found that, although several birds may benefit from a changing climate, particularly in the north, some species will be hit hard and among these are some of the most vulnerable British birds…

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Scientists have found that city Sparrowhawks in Scotland are more successful than their country cousins, in a first of its kind study on this species…

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A newly published study, funded by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), has shown the potential vulnerability of birds and bats around the world to collide with wind turbines…

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In recent weeks there have been further developments in the battle to save one of Europe’s most important sites for wildlife, the Białowieża Forest…

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We have lost almost half of our breeding Curlews during the last 20 years and a new scientific paper, published in the journal Bird Study, looks at the reasons why…

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The latest national survey of Scotland’s population of Capercaillies, the world’s largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals – making it one of the country’s most endangered birds…

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The Nottinghamshire European Bee-eaters have successfully hatched chicks – just the third time this has happened in the UK in a decade…

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It has been a record-breaking year for breeding Black-winged Stilts in Britain, with no fewer than 13 young fledged…

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New research suggests the populations and distributions of ¾ of 3,000 plant and animal species in England are likely to be significantly affected by climate change by the end of the century…

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Gannets, Puffins and Razorbills are among the hundreds of thousands of seabirds that make up the largest mainland seabird colony in the UK on the Flamborough and Filey Coast, new figures have revealed…

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