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Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

 
 

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13:22 02/02/03
14:48 26/12/02
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18:26 25/12/02
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Announcement
Ten swans and several geese have now been shot so far this year by what is thought to be teenagers using low-powered air-guns between Allerton Bywater to Castleford Ings, West Yorkshire. Any witnesses should contact the RSPCA on 08705 555999.

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Flamborough Head, E Yorks
27/06/16
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Rodley NR, W Yorks
25/06/16
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Bonby Carrs, Lincs
23/06/16
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North Cave Wetlands YWT, E Yorks
07/06/16
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Newburgh, Aberdeenshire
09/06/16
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Whatstandwell, Derbys
06/06/16
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Clumber Park, Notts
29/05/16
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undisclosed site, Netherlands
13/05/16
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Portbury Wharf, Somerset
13/05/16
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Ham Wall RSPB, Somerset
08/05/16
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Barcombe, E Sussex
27/04/16
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Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk
24/04/16
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Huntebruchwiesen, Germany
20/04/16
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Huntebruchwiesen, Germany
16/04/16
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Ogston Reservoir, Derbys
14/04/16
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Swillington Ings, W Yorks
10/04/16
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Steeple Langford, Wilts
10/04/16
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Leighton Moss RSPB, Lancs
02/03/16
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Astbury Mere CP, Cheshire
25/03/16
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Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
21/03/16
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Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
21/03/16
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Far Ings NR, Lincs
22/03/16
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Holywell Pond, Northumb
21/03/16
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Sculthorpe Moor NR, Norfolk
19/03/16
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Marano Lagunare, Italy
09/03/14

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Mute Swan breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Mon 16/05/11
RSPB: Landmark ruling over use of lead to shoot wildfowl
RSPB Landmark ruling over use of lead to shoot wildfowl
RSPB report on the first conviction following the shooting of a Mute Swan with lead shot.  read on read on
Fri 01/08/08
RSPB: Dismay as swan killing case is dropped
RSPB Dismay as swan killing case is dropped
CPS back out after police lose evidence.  read on read on

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