Tagged: Birds

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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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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Social Media gives power to the Sand martins

I am forever in awe at the power of social media and the affect that it can have on wider audiences. Today, I witnessed a real time social media campaign unfurl before me,...

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Avoiding Competition: An Animal’s Guide

Whilst competition between animals can occur, whether between individuals of the same species or different, where possible competition is avoided. This is due to the energy expenditure and often risk of death associated...

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International Shorebird Rescue

Guest post by Graham Appleton I am pleased that we hear so much about the effects of long-line fishing on albatrosses and the recovery programmes for vultures, decimated by anti-inflammatory drugs, but I would...

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