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Sunday 23rd April 2017

 Chris Packham found not guilty after Malta trialMassacre 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. Link more
 12–18 AprilReview of the Week: 12–18 April
This week had the air of the calm before the storm, as common and scarce spring migrants continued to arrive in number, but without a standout rarity to set the pulses racing. Link more
sightings >
22/04 23:00 Slavonian Grebe Devon
22/04 22:58 Ring Ouzel Dorset
22/04 22:54 Ring Ouzel Cornwall
22/04 22:44 Turtle Dove Donegal
22/04 22:44 Northern Eider (ssp. borealis) Shetland
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Ramsar World’s lowest wetland designated a Ramsar site Ramsar World’s lowest wetland designated a Ramsar site
RSPB RSPB Scotland voices concerns over Highland housing development RSPB RSPB Scotland voices concerns over Highland housing development
Massacre on Migration Chris Packham found not guilty after Malta trial Massacre on Migration Chris Packham found not guilty after Malta trial
BTO Citizen Scientists Needed BTO Citizen Scientists Needed
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