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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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New research reveals unprecedented insights into where British and Irish breeding seabirds go when they’re not on land, providing critical information to inform future management of UK seas post-Brexit…

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News and comment // 28.06.2017

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The Hen Harrier population has suffered a decline of 88 pairs (13%) over the past six years with a total UK population estimated to be 545 pairs, according to the latest figures from the fifth national Hen Harrier survey…

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25 Black-tailed Godwits were released into their new home in the Cambridgeshire Fens yesterday by conservationists from RSPB and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) as part of ‘Project Godwit’…

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The Summer Meeting of the Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME) will be held on Saturday 1st July at the BTO, in Thetford…

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RSPB Scotland has welcomed the announcement that an independent enquiry will be set up into gamebird shoot licensing. The announcement was made by the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP…

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