surfbirds wrote a new post, Tense times for ornithologists as famous Cuckoo goes missing, on the site surfbirds 4 days, 2 hours ago
A satellite-tagged Cuckoo, named Chris after wildlife presenter Chris Packham, is giving scientists at the British Trust for Ornithology sleepless nights.
Chris, who was fitted with a satellite-tag in 2011 has […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Government needs to keep fracking promise, says RSPB, on the site surfbirds 4 days, 4 hours ago
The RSPB has called on the Government to introduce new measures that rule out fracking within all protected areas, including Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), before handing out any new fracking […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, New report reveals 25 million birds illegally killed in the Mediterranean every year, on the site surfbirds 4 days, 5 hours ago
Unlawfully shot, trapped or poisoned: tens of millions of birds are being illegally killed each year around the Mediterranean, according to a pioneering scientific review.
BirdLife International and partners […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Hardest hit wildlife shows signs of recovery on RSPB reserve, on the site surfbirds 4 days, 5 hours ago
Wardens at the RSPB’s Havergate Island nature reserve, Suffolk, have rediscovered several species they feared had disappeared from the island after the 2013 tidal storm surge.
In December 2013, the North Sea […]
The UK’s newest and largest National Nature Reserve (NNR) – The Great Trossachs Forest – took a step closer to reality today (13 August), after it was approved by the Board of Scottish Natural Heritage […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Feel invited to go bird watching in charming Polesie, on the site surfbirds 1 week, 6 days ago
Year after year bird watching, that is ornithological tourism, wins the hearts of thousands of tourists who want to relax from the hustle-bustle of the city and seek silence in natural environment. Polesie is a […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Saving the Egyptian Vulture: Mission still possible, on the site surfbirds 1 week, 6 days ago
Vultures may not be the prettiest of birds: They are often reviled for their looks, and are prone to illegal killing and poisoning, but it’s hard to argue against their usefulness.
The Egyptian Vulture […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Brave efforts pay off in doubly-successful project to restore colonies of Chinese Crested Tern, on the site surfbirds 1 week, 6 days ago
The Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini is one of the rarest birds in the world. Only rediscovered 15 years ago, after its assumed extinction for six decades, this Critically Endangered seabird has a very […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Calling all photographers – Bird Photographer of the Year, on the site surfbirds 1 week, 6 days ago
Introducing a brand new photography competition. A collaboration between the British Trust for Ornithology and Nature Photographers Ltd supporting conservation and celebrating the artistry of bird photography. […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, First flight of wild young cranes in West Country for 400 years, on the site surfbirds 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Wildlife conservationists are celebrating this week after young wild cranes took to the air in the West Country for the first time in four centuries. And it’s a double celebration, with successful crane families […]
In 2007, Center Parcs became the first organisation in the UK to be awarded The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark standard for its short break locations in Cumbria, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk and Wiltshire. […]
An increase in drought conditions caused by climate change could result in the extinction of six UK butterfly species by 2050, a study has revealed.
Ringlet, Speckled Wood, Large Skipper, Large White, Small […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, How tracking one turtle dove could help save its whole species, on the site surfbirds 2 weeks, 1 day ago
In a first for UK science, a European Turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) has been tracked by satellite tagging as it travelled 11,200km from Suffolk in England to Mali, Africa, and back again.
Flying mostly […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, RSPB Scotland appeal after rare raptor shot dead in south-west, on the site surfbirds 2 weeks, 1 day ago
RSPB Scotland have today issued an appeal for information after post-mortem results confirmed that a hen harrier found dead on a grouse moor in south-west Scotland in late April had been illegally shot.
Sightings of three short-haired bumblebee workers on an RSPB nature reserve mark a new milestone for a reintroduction project aimed at bringing this native species back to the UK.
The bumblebees were spotted on […]
New Chesil Beach Study reveals 16 year 100,000km journey of rare seabird. Wildlife conservationists studying rare little terns nesting on Chesil
Beach have discovered that two of the nesting colony residents are […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, SWAROVSKI OPTIK launches its 10th “Digiscoper of the Year” competition, on the site surfbirds 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Digiscoping – the art of shooting photos and videos through spotting scopes or binoculars – has been capturing the imagination of an ever-growing number of users for many years. High-quality spotting scopes, […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Limitless perfection: The new EL Family from SWAROVSKI OPTIK, on the site surfbirds 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Revolutionary optical performance, outstanding ergonomic design, perfect functionality. The launch of the EL binoculars by SWAROVSKI OPTIK in 1999 marked a milestone in long-range optics. These masterpieces have […]
BirdLife International, with Société d’Ornithologie de Polynésie (SOP Manu – BirdLife Partner in French Polynesia) and Island Conservation, has just completed an ambitious conservation operation on six remote […]
surfbirds wrote a new post, Nature Kenya launches appeal to save the Taita Apalis from extinction, on the site surfbirds 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis) is one of the rarest birds in the world, living only in the forest fragments at the tops of the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. It is considered Critically Endangered in the […]
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