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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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For the first time ever a pair of Black-winged Stilts have chosen to breed on the reserve at WWT Welney…

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The latest Wild Bird Populations in the UK report, just published, shows that there has been a slight upturn in the recent fortunes of some species…

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RSPB Scotland, the country’s largest wildlife conservation charity, has appointed a new director. Anne McCall will become the organisation’s first female leader when she takes up the post on 30th May…

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In a UK first, 26 Black-tailed Godwit chicks have been hatched by conservationists in the Fens this week. The rare chicks will be hand-reared until they are strong enough to be released back into the wild…

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