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Big Garden Birdwatch produces large numbers of winter visitors

Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Close to half-a-million people joined in the world’s largest garden wildlife survey, counting more than eight million birds during the 38th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.

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Peregrine viewpoint opens, as another individual is found shot

Posted: 29 Mar 2017
The RSPB has announced that the Peregrine Falcon viewpoint is opening this weekend at Malham Cove, North Yorkshire, while a bird has been found shot dead in Cumbria.

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Two disembowelled Canada Geese found in Cardiff woodland

Posted: 28 Mar 2017
A pair of mutilated Canada Geese has been discovered in the Fairwater area of Cardiff, reports the RSPCA, which is seeking information on the deaths from the public.

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New project brings hope to Scottish waders

Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Led by RSPB Scotland, the Peesie Project aims to conserve and enhance a network of important wetland areas and adjacent farmland to provide homes for breeding waders.

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Argentina approves measures to save seabirds

Posted: 26 Mar 2017
The use of measures to prevent seabird by-catch deaths has just been approved by the Argentinean government, a decision that will save the lives of thousands of seabirds.

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New issue of Birdwatch on sale today!

Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Learn to identify tricky leaf warblers and take our spring challenge in the new issue of Birdwatch, in the shops now!

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Night Parrot rediscovered by birders in Western Australia

Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Four Australian birders have documented the first verified sighting of Night Parrot in Western Australia in over 100 years.

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New species concept edges closer to helping understand what makes birds different

Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Defined by the amount by which the DNA of internal cell parts is co-adapted, the new species concept is helping to explain why mitochondrial and nuclear genetics are sometimes at odds.

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Madagascan birds get massive Birdfair conservation boost

Posted: 21 Mar 2017
A record-breaking total of £350,000 has been presented by Birdfair to BirdLife International to help fund vital conservation work in Madagascar and Africa.

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Scots asked for sightings of Hen Harriers

Posted: 20 Mar 2017
After a successful call for Hen Harrier sightings last year, Scottish Natural Heritage and the Heads Up for Harrier project are once more asking people to report appearances of the species.

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