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Posted: 25 Apr 2013
The RSPB has asked gardeners to hold back on hedge cutting until this year's breeding season is finished.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013
Scientists in Virginia, USA, have tracked three Hudsonian Whimbrels from the coast of Brazil on a previously undocumented, non-stop, 4,000-mile flight to the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Sonadia Island in Bangladesh, where 10 per cent of the wintering population of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper can be found, has been recognised as Bangladesh’s 20th Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013
The annual Breeding Bird Survey has shown that population declines in our breeding birds are worse in England than Scotland.
Posted: 21 Apr 2013
The evolutionary reason for the massive difference in size between the male and female of the extinct Giant Moa of New Zealand has been revealed for the first time.
Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Japan and Russia have announced that they intend to raise the penalties for those convicted of wildlife trafficking.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Conservationists are increasing the pressure on parliament to ban PIBs, as the number of seabirds dead from the substance tops 1,200 individuals.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013
South Africa has announced that its Prince Edward Islands sub-Antarctic territory will be declared a Marine Protected Area.
Posted: 17 Apr 2013
The new Maltese government has further relaxed hunting legislation in a country renowned for its excessive and illegal killing of birds.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Both the RSPB and RSPCA will raise the issue of legal discharges of polyisobutene (PIB) into the sea with the government this week, following a second incident that saw170 seabirds washed up on beaches in Devon and Cornwall.