Author: Mollyd

Changing chick’s personalities

Recent research has suggested sex hormones may be the reason behind variation in birds of the same species and sex.   These sex hormones can be deposited at different concentrations into eggs by the...

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What eats you makes you stronger

Grey squirrels were introduced to the UK from the USA in the late 19th century and there has been a subsequent decline in our native Red squirrels.  This is due to Grey squirrels...

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Clever corvids

There are eight breeding species of corvids in Britain, including Carrion crow, Chough, Hooded crow, Jackdaw, Jay, Magpie, Raven and Rook.  This family of birds is often taken for granted in Britain and...

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Success under the sea

As a budding wildlife conservationist, I am very lucky to live on the beautiful Isle of Arran which is located on the west coast of Scotland.  With a population of only 5000 people,...

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