Category: Birds

Species Focus: Turtle Dove

Turtle doves, with their upper part feathers mottled chestnut and black, could be called a summer bird. Arriving in spring and leaving in late summer, the migratory Turtle doves’ purr is one of...

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Top 10 Facts: Waxwing

Winter visitor. Waxwings are winter visitors to Britain, migrating here from their breeding grounds in the boreal forest belt that stretches from Scandinavia, through Russia and across parts of North America. The numbers that...

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Let’s talk about the Tyne Kittiwakes

If you live in the North East, doubtless you have noted the recent, and entirely justified, outcry surrounding the unfortunate deaths of a number of Kittiwakes (a globally threatened, predominately oceanic and entirely...

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