Malcolm Ausden, Graham Hirons, Graham White and Leigh Lock

Abstract During 1990–2015, the RSPB acquired around 8,750 ha of land on which to restore wetland habitat, mainly to benefit breeding waders of lowland wet grassland, Eurasian Bitterns Botaurus stellaris, and birds associated with intertidal habitats and saline lagoons. This restored land now supports more than 10% of the UK breed


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