Thursday 27th April 2017
Record breeding season for the endangered Bermuda Petrel
One of the world’s most threatened seabirds is breeding in increasing numbers on an offshore island used to translocate birds from other more vulnerable locations.
Hermit Thrush on Noss
Craig Nisbet, Reserve Warden at Scottish Natural Heritage, clapped his hands in a Shetland island geo and flushed a mega Yank thrush, which fortunately stayed for others to see.
Concerns voiced over Highland housing development
The wildlife charity has asked for reassurance that new housing won’t negatively impact on the Cairngorms population of Capercaillie.
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Wednesday 26th April 2017
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Mike Warburton, 17/04/17
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Isle of Noss
, Isles of Scilly
Review of the Week
A quite chilly week nonetheless produced some decent birds, as you'd expect during the peak weeks of spring migration.
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American Herring Gull in Suffolk
Pete Wilson's diversion via a local Suffolk pig farm paid off when a rare Nearctic gull emerged from the throng.
Massacre on Migration
Chris Packham found not guilty after Malta trial
TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham was arrested in Malta following an incident with suspected wildlife criminals, but protested his innocence and was acquitted of all charges.
Time-lapse cameras provide insight into penguin winter behaviour
A new study published in
used a unique approach to gain new insights into Gentoo Penguins.
Six-year-old raises AU$1,000 for endangered Australian parrot
Citizen scientists needed
Promiscuity slows down the evolution of new species
Thrushes prosper in British gardens
Appeal for information after Red Kite found shot in Bedfordshire
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