Author: Jessica Howard

White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England

The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. Now, thanks to a joint project from the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation Forestry England, they are being reintroduced back into England.

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Norwich’s ‘Bat Bridges’ Aren’t Working

‘Bat Bridges’ built over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road appear to be failing in their aim to protect bats, and instead may be driving them away. The seven gantries, costing £1m, were built...

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Increasing The Pine Marten Population

A project is under way to boost the Pine Marten population in the UK. During the Mesolithic era the Pine Marten was the second most common carnivore in the UK. By 1915 they...

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There’s No Such Thing As Seagulls

Seagulls are a common site in the UK, especially along coastlines and in coastal towns. However, it came as a surprise to learn that there is actually no such thing as the seagull....

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