Category: Birds

Saving Yorkshire’s Turtle Doves

It’s the finest view in England, according to the author James Herriot. Sutton Bank is a breathtakingly dramatic escarpment in the North York Moors National Park, towering over the Vales of York and...

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Diminishing Dawn Chorus

The tent filled with a pre-dawn light. That cool blue that’s just light enough to encourage you to open your eyes. The type of light that my usual thick curtains shut out. It...

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Dawn Chorus In A Yorkshire Wood

It’s 4.42am on a Sunday morning in May, it’s 3 degrees Celsius and I’m strapping on my head torch before plunging into a West Yorkshire wood. I’ve explored these footpaths hundreds of times...

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Google searches reveal popular bird species

Cross-referencing a decade of Google searches and citizen science observations, researchers have determined which of 621 North American bird species are currently the most popular and which characteristics of species drive human interest....

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