Advertisement Picture


Advertisement Picture






Birdwatch News

subscribeKeep up to date with what's going on in the birding world. Here at Birdwatch.co.uk you'll find all the breaking stories, rarities news, views, conservation and research.

Subscribe to the Birdwatch news feed featuring the latest 20 stories Feed icon

If you have a news story you want to tell us about, please submit it using the Birdwatch add news form.

aa

Has Red-tailed Hawks’ migratory behaviour changed due to climate change?

Posted: 11 Feb 2017
'Citizen science' data has shown that the migratory behaviour of Red-tailed Hawk in North America has undergone shifts that may be tied to climate change.

Read more…


RSPCA rescue Starling trapped in a manhole

Posted: 10 Feb 2017
A Starling was freed by RSPCA officers after getting stuck in a manhole cover in Cumbria.

Read more…


DNA reveals past climate change effects on an American west coast gull species

Posted: 08 Feb 2017
A new study has used the DNA of Heermann’s Gulls to figure out how their population expanded in the Gulf of California during the Ice Age.

Read more…


RSPCA warns of dangers of netting to birds and wildlife

Posted: 07 Feb 2017
The RSPCA has urged people not to use netting to cover plants and ponds after a Mute Swan got tangled in a net covering a large pond in Cheshire.

Read more…


Solway Firth site secured for wildlife after public campaign

Posted: 06 Feb 2017
RSPB Scotland has announced that a critical site on the Solway Firth has been secured for nature, thanks to public generosity.

Read more…


'Fat bird of the barley' stabilises in North-East Scotland

Posted: 04 Feb 2017
The number of Corn Buntings has stabilised in Aberdeenshire and Moray, according to a Scottish Natural Heritage report just published.

Read more…


Steve Backshall backs Great British Spring Clean to save wildlife

Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with TV presenter and conservationist Steve Backshall to draw awareness to The Great British Spring Clean, which takes place from 3-5 March.

Read more…


Deer increase linked to declines in US songbird populations

Posted: 02 Feb 2017
A new study has found that growing deer populations are having a negative impact on some forest-dwelling bird species in the eastern United States.

Read more…


Hebridean gull decline linked to loss of fishing discards

Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Just-published research has shown a population of large gulls on a Scottish island declined sharply as the fish catch landed by the local fishing fleet fell.

Read more…


Have your say in saving Egyptian Vulture!

Posted: 30 Jan 2017
EU conservationists have begun a public consultation on a proposed Flyway Action Plan to save Egyptian Vulture, and BirdLife hopes that citizens will use the opportunity to have their say.

Read more…


Pages: < 1 2 3 4 5 >

Back to Birdwatch