Tagged: Birds

White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England

The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. Now, thanks to a joint project from the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation Forestry England, they are being reintroduced back into England.

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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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