Tagged: Birds

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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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Mallard.

Top Ten Facts: Mallard

High-flyer. The humble Mallard has been recorded flying at speeds of up to 55 miles per hour – slightly faster than the average speed of most waterfowl. While the Mallard does not typically...

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The Hawfinch Irruption

A natural event is currently taking place across Britain that is genuinely exceptional, and rather exciting for anyone with an interest in birds. Every birder is well aware of the difficulty of finding...

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Crow vs Buzzard

“Meeagh” “Meeeeagh” Higher pitched than I expected a buzzard cry to be; three of them wheeling over the fields high up – 150 feet perhaps. I stand and watch, trying to remember the...

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Where distractions happen.

Like birds

What it would be like, to be flying high above the traffic-stained pathways between the concrete structures of the city. To be soaring next to your classmates, colleagues, friends, taking each turn with...

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