Articles
Here you will find a wide range of birding related articles from various organisations, conservation bodies as well as individual accounts of rare bird finds and other interesting articles.
 
 
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 4 - 10 Sept   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn rounds another week of birding from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (11 Sep 2019)
 
 
Barnacle Geese changing migratory routes because of climate change   (Research)
Individual geese have mostly decided to change to the new route, and that other, predominantly younger geese, now learn the new habit from each other. More here >
Written by:  (11 Sep 2019)
 
 
Record year for booming Bitterns   (Conservation News)
This year the RSPB is celebrating the Bitterns' best year since records began, with over 100 male Bitterns recorded booming on the charity's reserves. More here >
Written by:  (11 Sep 2019)
 
 
British gulls at risk from windfarms   (Conservation News)
New research by BTO shows that Lesser Black-backed Gulls breeding in Britain could be vulnerable to collisions with wind turbines. More here >
Written by:  (11 Sep 2019)
 
 
Gurney's Pitta on the brink of extinction   (Conservation News)
One of the world's most elusive birds, is on the brink of extinction, according to a new study by a Fauna & Flora International (FFI) team in Myanmar. More here >
Written by:  (11 Sep 2019)
 
 
Slowed metabolism helps migrating geese soar   (Research)
Researchers have shed new light on how some geese can fly high for long periods of time, according to a study published today in eLife.. More here >
Written by:  (10 Sep 2019)
 
 
RBA Young Ornithologists Fellowship   (News)
An exciting, new, generously sponsored programme, to develop leadership, compassion and practical skills through awards of experiences and equipment worth over £1,600 per person. More here >
Written by: Rare Bird Alert (06 Sep 2019)
 
 
Barn Owls reflect moonlight in order to stun their prey   (Research)
Researchers have found that on full moon nights, when facing a white Barn Owl instead of a red one, rodents stay frozen for longer. More here >
Written by: Rare Bird Alert (06 Sep 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-Field: Probable Brown Booby, Swalecliffe, Kent   (Finders account)
Andy Taylor describes his part in co-finding what could be Britain's first Brown Booby a few days before confirmed sightings in Cornwall. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
Birdcrime report demands grouse moor review in England   (Conservation News)
The RSPB's Birdcrime 2018 report reveals bird of prey persecution is still rife. There were 87 confirmed incidents of illegal activity, but only one conviction. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
The S Brick - a new home for Swifts   (Conservation News)
A new Swift and Sparrow nestbox has been developed to address both the market for retrofitting in brick and rendered cavity walls. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
Marina plan threatens to destroy final stronghold of Endangered curlew   (Conservation News)
Wintering ground for Far-eastern Curlew is threatened by plans for a marina and high-rise residential complex at Moreton Bay, Australia. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
First-ever video of Nordmann's Greenshank on a nest   (Conservation News)
Not seen for decades, the nest of the globally-endangered bird has been found and filmed in Russia. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 28 Aug - 3 Sept   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn rounds up a memorable week in British birding where not one but two Brown Boobies are found in Cornwall whilst in Lancashire a wheatear provided a identification challenge. More here >
Written by:  (04 Sep 2019)
 
 
Citizen science shows a response to climate change by a third of English breeding birds   (Conservation News)
New research has shown that 1/3 of 68 breeding species have been affected by climate change, leading to notable increases in some and declines in a few. More here >
Written by:  (03 Sep 2019)
 
 
Ban Driven Grouse Shooting petition reaches 100k goal in 20 days   (Conservation News)
The UK e-petition, launched by the campaign group WildJustice, has reached the 100,000 signatures required for it to be considered for a parliamentary debate. More here >
Written by:  (02 Sep 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-Field: Brown Booby, St.Ives, Cornwall   (Finders account)
On a family day out at St.Ives beach Kester Wilson wasn't expecting to find a rare bird so left his binoculars at home but then spots an 'unusual' bird feeding offshore! More here >
Written by:  (29 Aug 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 21 - 27 Aug   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you his comprehensive roundup of a sensational week. A Brown Booby in Cornwall, Scotland's first Cliff Swallow and a probable Desertas Petrel off Scilly were the week's main headlines. More here >
Written by:  (28 Aug 2019)
 
 
French government halts shooting of Curlew   (Conservation News)
The French Government has modified a decree which allowed for the shooting of 6,000 Curlew during the forthcoming shooting season. More here >
Written by:  (28 Aug 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-Field: Probable Desertas Petrel off Scilly, 23 August 2019   (Finders account)
Scott Reid and Bob flood describe a potential first for Britain - a Desertas Petrel seen and photograhed from a Scilly Pelagic on 23 August. More here >
Written by:  (28 Aug 2019)
 
 
Hornbill heads and body parts for sale on Facebook   (Wildlife crime)
A survey has found online posts offering a minimum of 546 hornbill parts and products in 32 out of 40 Facebook groups surveyed for a new report. More here >
Written by:  (27 Aug 2019)
 
 
Work starts on exciting new wetland projects at RSPB Saltholme   (Conservation News)
Work to create two exciting new wetland areas at RSPB Saltholme, the popular nature reserve in Teesside, starts today (Tuesday 27 August). More here >
Written by:  (27 Aug 2019)
 
 
Scale of illegal bird killing in the Middle East revealed for the first time   (Conservation News)
It is estimated that up to 4.6 million birds are killed or taken illegally each year although this is likely to be an underestimate. More here >
Written by:  (27 Aug 2019)
 
 
RSPB Scotland calls for immediate halt to mountain hare culls   (Conservation News)
The status of mountain hare has been downgraded to 'unfavourable', the main cause for the reclassification has been identified as hunting and game management. More here >
Written by:  (27 Aug 2019)
 
 
First White-tailed Eagles released on Isle of Wight   (Conservation News)
The six young birds, the first to be returned to southern England for 240 years, are part of a five-year programme to restore this lost species. More here >
Written by:  (22 Aug 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-Field: Barolo Shearwater, Corsewall Point, Dumfries and Galloway   (Finders account)
Brian Henderson describes finding a Barolo Shearwater at Corsewall Point on the westernmost coast of Dumfries and Galloway. More here >
Written by:  (22 Aug 2019)
 
 
Fixing Britain's housing crisis likely to be bad news for some birds   (Research)
A new study by the BTO has looked at the impact of proposed housing developments on Britain's birds, predicting many species could decline once bulldozers move in. More here >
Written by:  (22 Aug 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-Field: possible Zino's Petrel off County Cork   (Finders account)
Paul Connaughton from Shearwater Wildlife Tours describes a potential Zino's Petrel off the Cork coast. More here >
Written by:  (21 Aug 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 14 - 20 Aug   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (21 Aug 2019)
 
 
24 White Storks released in West Sussex rewilding project   (Conservation News)
The White Stork Project aims to restore a population of at least 50 breeding pairs in Southern England by 2030. More here >
Written by:  (21 Aug 2019)
 
 
Crowdfunder launched to purchase Langholm grouse moor   (Conservation News)
A new crowdfunder has been launched to enable a group of locals in the Scottish Borders to purchase a grouse moor and turn it into a nature reserve. More here >
Written by:  (21 Aug 2019)
 
 
New statistics highlight trapping threat for international trade of Asia's most popular songbird   (Wildlife crime)
Some 10,376 - two-thirds - of the 15,480 White-rumped Shamas seized in Southeast Asia between 2008 and 2018 were destined for international trade More here >
Written by:  (19 Aug 2019)
 
 
History made as first pair of Savi's Warbler nest in Wales   (Conservation News)
25 years of wetland restoration on Anglesey leads to Savi's warblers nesting at RSPB Cors Ddyga nature reserve. More here >
Written by:  (19 Aug 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 7 - 13 Aug   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (14 Aug 2019)
 
 
Illegally trapped Golden Eagle photo sparks outrage   (Wildlife crime)
An image of Scotland's national bird flying in a national park with an illegal trap clamped to its leg has led for fresh calls for driven grouse shooting to be banned. More here >
Written by:  (14 Aug 2019)
 
 
Finders-in-the-field: Pacific Swift, Hornsea, East Yorkshire   (Finders account)
Mark Robinson describes a dream find in the very distinctive shape of a Pacific Swift at Hornsea Mere in East Yorkshire. More here >
Written by:  (14 Aug 2019)
 
 
Roseate Terns chicks fledge on The Skerries   (Conservation News)
For the first time in 29 years Roseate Terns, the UK's rarest nesting seabirds, hatched four chicks on The Skerries, off Anglesey. More here >
Written by:  (13 Aug 2019)
 
 
Nine Hen Harriers fledge in Northumberland   (Conservation News)
Hen Harriers bred in Northumberland for the fifth year in a row in 2019 - making the region the most consistent nesting place in England for this threatened bird of prey. More here >
Written by:  (13 Aug 2019)
 
 
Walthamstow Wetlands to host inaugural London Wildlife Festival   (Event)
This coming weekend, Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, London will enjoy its first major wildlife festival, celebrating nature and wildlife in the capital. More here >
Written by:  (07 Aug 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 31 Jul - 6 Aug   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (07 Aug 2019)
 
 
Curlew hunting given green light in France despite experts' warnings   (Conservation News)
The French Government has decided that up to 6000 Eurasian curlew - in rapid decline across the UK and Europe - can be hunted. More here >
Written by:  (05 Aug 2019)
 
 
British scientists working with local conservationists to track Mongolia's Cuckoos   (Conservation News)
The Mongolian Cuckoo Project is a partnership between BTO and the Wildlife Science and Conservation Centre of Mongolia, the Oriental Bird Club and Birding Beijing. More here >
Written by:  (05 Aug 2019)
 
 
Monopoly: the bird board game set to soar   (News)
The family favourite game Monopoly has had a wildlife makeover by the RSPB. where you can turn your hand to nature conservation and protecting birds. More here >
Written by:  (01 Aug 2019)
 
 
New to Britain: White-rumped Swift   (First for Britain)
The White-rumped Swift at Hornsea Mere, Yorkshire on 14th October has been accepted by the BOURC and becomes the first for Britain. More here >
Written by:  (01 Aug 2019)
 
 
Twenty-two Hen Harrier chicks fledged in Bowland   (Conservation News)
The RSPB has announced that 22 Hen Harrier chicks have fledged from five nests on the United Utilities Estate in Bowland. More here >
Written by:  (31 Jul 2019)
 
 
Seabird Sentinels will help mitigate bycatch   (Conservation News)
What can albatrosses tell us about their interaction with fishing vessels? With this new technology, we’ll find out. More here >
Written by:  (31 Jul 2019)
 
 
Cambodia bans veterinary drug Diclofenac to save vultures   (Conservation News)
Fantastic news for Asia's vultures as the Cambodian government has banned the drug used as a painkiller for cattle, but deadly to vultures. More here >
Written by:  (31 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 24 - 31 Jul   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (31 Jul 2019)
 
 
Reintroduced Bearded Vulture dies due to electrocution   (Conservation News)
Buisson, one of the nine Bearded Vultures we reintroduced in south France, has met a tragic end. Just after two days from his first flight. More here >
Written by:  (30 Jul 2019)
 
 
Dark-coloured wing feathers may help birds fly more efficiently   (Research)
Light-coloured wing feathers near the birds body and dark feathers on the rest of their wings may make flight more efficient. More here >
Written by:  (30 Jul 2019)
 
 
Yellow-legged Gull embryos respond to adult warning calls inside their shells   (Research)
A pair of researchers have found that Yellow-legged Gull embryos respond to parental warning calls by vibrating inside their shells. More here >
Written by:  (30 Jul 2019)
 
 
Lossie locals help Little Terns fledge for second year running   (Conservation News)
Little Terns have successfully raised chicks on the beach at Lossiemouth for the second year running thanks to the efforts of a small group of locals. More here >
Written by:  (30 Jul 2019)
 
 
Ireland's hedgerow birds saved from August cutting   (Conservation News)
Birdwatch Ireland has welcomed a decision by the the Irish Government against allowing hedge-cutting in August this year. More here >
Written by:  (30 Jul 2019)
 
 
Book Review: Oceanic Birds of the World - A Photo Guide   (Book review)
Mark Golley reviews the new seabird book, Oceanic Birds of the World - A Photo Guide, by Steve N G Howell & Kirk Zufelt. More here >
Written by: Mark Golley (26 Jul 2019)
 
 
Corncrake pairs recorded on Rathlin for first time since the '80s   (Conservation News)
A male has been heard calling in one location on Rathlin each year since 2016 and now RSPB NI staff have recorded two breeding males in two separate sites on the island this summer. More here >
Written by:  (24 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 17 - 23 Jul   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (24 Jul 2019)
 
 
Kazakhstan saiga population has more than doubled in last two years   (Conservation News)
A new census has revealed an increase in numbers to 334,400 within just two years, offering a glimmer of hope for a critically endangered species that has been in freefall for decades. More here >
Written by:  (23 Jul 2019)
 
 
'Giant plughole' threat to sea life in UK's largest estuary   (Conservation News)
Up to half a million fish each day will be sucked into Hinkley Point C nuclear power station if it is allowed to install a 'giant plughole' in one of the UK's heaviest protected marine areas. More here >
Written by:  (23 Jul 2019)
 
 
Rescued Curlews released to boost population   (Conservation News)
Dozens of hand-reared Curlews have been released onto reserves in Gloucestershire as part of a trial to conserve the species in lowland England. More here >
Written by:  (23 Jul 2019)
 
 
Irreplaceable Kenyan woodland saved after WLT appeal   (Conservation News)
The future for species such as Clarke's Weaver, Sokoke Scops Owl and Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew is now a little more secure following a World Land Trust appeal. More here >
Written by:  (23 Jul 2019)
 
 
Climate change to blame for displacement of 55 species in UK   (Research)
A total of 55 animal species in the UK have been displaced from their natural ranges or enabled to arrive for the first time on UK shores because of climate change over the last 10 years. More here >
Written by:  (23 Jul 2019)
 
 
Be part of the world's largest butterfly survey   (Conservation News)
The Big Butterfly Count, the world's largest butterfly survey, starts today [19 Jul] and is celebrating it's 10th birthday this year. More here >
Written by:  (19 Jul 2019)
 
 
Birds and Debris: new citizen science project launched   (Conservation News)
A ground-breaking website has been launched to gather information about the interaction between birds and debris such as plastics. More here >
Written by:  (19 Jul 2019)
 
 
Wild Justice challenges gamebird releases   (Conservation News)
Wild Justice have sent a Pre Action Protocol letter to Michael Gove at Defra requiring him to assess the impacts of the release of the vast and increasing numbers of non-native gamebirds into the countryside. More here >
Written by:  (18 Jul 2019)
 
 
Canada delta in danger from trading port expansion   (Conservation News)
The Fraser delta's strategic location - opening into the Pacific Ocean - has seen it estuary grow into a major transport and trading hub. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jul 2019)
 
 
Hen Harrier suffers horrific death on Leadhills Estate grouse moor   (Wildlife crime)
An adult male hen harrier has suffered appalling injuries after being caught in a spring trap that had been illegally-set next to its nest on a Scottish grouse moor. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jul 2019)
 
 
Avian malaria may be behind drastic decline of London's House Sparrows   (Research)
London's House Sparrows have plummeted by 71% since 1995, with new research suggesting avian malaria could be to blame. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 10 - 16 Jul   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jul 2019)
 
 
How puffins catch food outside the breeding season   (Research)
Little is known about how seabirds catch their food outside the breeding season but modern technology is giving researchers new insights into their feeding habits. More here >
Written by:  (16 Jul 2019)
 
 
Invasive parrots have varying impacts on European biodiversity, citizens and economy   (Research)
Non-native parrots can cause substantial agricultural damage and threaten native biodiversity, although impacts vary strongly depending on where these parrots have been introduced. More here >
Written by:  (16 Jul 2019)
 
 
People's Postcode Lottery players help Corn Buntings   (Conservation News)
Thanks to players of the People's Postcode Lottery, the Postcode Local Trust has awarded funding for a 'Corn Buntings in the Community' project. More here >
Written by:  (16 Jul 2019)
 
 
Cats kill 1.3 million Australian birds each day   (Research)
Pet and feral cats together are killing over two billion reptiles, birds and mammals per year in Australia, and most of these animals are natives. More here >
Written by:  (16 Jul 2019)
 
 
Another dead Hen Harrier found on North Yorkshire grouse moor   (Wildlife crime)
The Hen Harrier named River was satellite tagged in Lancashire in 2018, her body was found on Ilton Moor on the Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire. More here >
Written by:  (11 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly Birding Roundup 3 - 9 Jul   (Weekly Roundup)
Chris Batty brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic which featured a Sooty Tern in the north east and a Two-barred Crossbill influx. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Oldest ever tern found on Scottish nature reserve   (News)
The remains of a seabird found on Forvie National Nature Reserve have been confirmed as the UK’s oldest ever recorded Arctic Tern. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Purple Emperor Returns to Norfolk   (Conservation News)
The elusive butterfly which disappeared from Norfolk half a century ago, has officially returned, wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation can reveal. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Global animal tracking system Icarus is switched on   (Conservation News)
With the global tracking system Icarus, scientists can follow the movements of animals around the globe goes into operation on 10 July 2019. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Yellow Sea shorebird habitats secure World Heritage listing   (Conservation News)
Key sites along the Chinese coastline of the Yellow Sea have secured World Heritage status, a lifeline for 17 globally threatened migratory shorebird species that rely on these habitats. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Victory for Montenegro's bird paradise   (Conservation News)
After 15 years of fighting by Birdlife's partner in Montenegro the salt pans of Ulcinj Salina have been declared a national protected area!. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Young Peregrine Falcon illegally shot   (Wildlife crime)
A young Peregrine had to be euthanised after it was found with a broken wing and a shotgun pellet in its chest. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Record number of Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged   (Conservation News)
The Blue-throated Macaw is only found in one place on earth - the Beni Savanna of Bolivia. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
RSPB Scotland celebrates 60 years of Loch Garten Ospreys   (Event)
RSPB Scotland is celebrating the 60th anniversary of The Loch Garten Osprey Centre and Operation Osprey this year and is inviting the public to join in the Birthday Bash. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Cumbria receives a new, EU funded, National Nature Reserve   (Conservation News)
Natural England has announced the declaration of a new National Nature Reserve in Cumbria's Bolton Fell and Walton Mosses National Nature Reserve. More here >
Written by:  (10 Jul 2019)
 
 
Gamebirds released for commercial shooting may be boosting predator numbers   (Research)
The release of Pheasants and Red-legged Partridges for commercial shoots may be boosting numbers of the avian predators and scavengers that feed upon them. More here >
Written by:  (03 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly birding roundup 26 Jun - 2 Jul   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from across Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (03 Jul 2019)
 
 
Marsh Harrier shot next to Norfolk reserve   (Wildlife crime)
On 21 June a dog walker came across a critically injured male Marsh Harrier on the boundary of the Hawk and Owl Trust's nature reserve at Sculthorpe Moor near Fakenham in Norfolk. More here >
Written by:  (03 Jul 2019)
 
 
Baby Boomers at RSPB Leighton Moss   (Conservation News)
Rare bitterns have bred successfully at RSPB Leighton Moss in Silverdale once again, following the introduction of new methods of managing the nature reserve’s vast reedbeds. More here >
Written by:  (02 Jul 2019)
 
 
EU-funded project restores key site for critically-endangered terns   (Conservation News)
Roseate Terns - the rarest breeding seabirds in Europe - could be brought back from the brink in Northern Ireland thanks to a major island restoration project. More here >
Written by:  (02 Jul 2019)
 
 
Extinct butterfly breeds in English first   (Conservation News)
A previously extinct butterfly has bred successfully in an English woodland for the first time in more than 40 years as part of the ambitious conservation project, Back from the Brink. More here >
Written by:  (01 Jul 2019)
 
 
Two Golden Eagles 'vanish' on the same morning, on the same Scottish grouse moor   (Wildlife crime)
Two young satellite-tagged Golden Eagles have disappeared in suspicious circumstances, within hours of each other, on the same Scottish grouse moor. More here >
Written by:  (01 Jul 2019)
 
 
Weekly birding roundup 19 - 25 Jun   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from a superb mid-June week across Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (26 Jun 2019)
 
 
Successful 'alien' bird invasions are location dependent   (Research)
Great Britain is in the top 10% of areas for harbouring alien species, including the Ring-ringed Parakeet, Canada Goose and Mandarin Duck. More here >
Written by:  (25 Jun 2019)
 
 
Little Tern clutches stolen from Norfolk beach   (Conservation News)
The RSPB are assisting Norfolk Constabulary in an investigation surrounding the suspected theft of 7 clutches of Little Tern eggs from Winterton beach. More here >
Written by:  (25 Jun 2019)
 
 
Where Small Things Matter: Saving Kenya's Coastal Forests   (Conservation News)
The World Land Trust has launched a new appeal to save 810 acres of Kenya's threatened coastal forest. More here >
Written by:  (25 Jun 2019)
 
 
Key locations for declining songbird revealed   (Research)
Researchers in six states assembled an unprecedented effort to track where Prothonotary Warblers that breed across the eastern U.S. go in winter. More here >
Written by:  (25 Jun 2019)
 
 
Weekly birding roundup 12 - 18 Jun   (Weekly Roundup)
Jon Dunn brings you a comprehensive roundup of the best birds from the last week from around Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. More here >
Written by:  (19 Jun 2019)
 
 
Climate change benefits for Giant Petrels   (Conservation News)
Giant Petrels will be 'temporary' winners from the effects of climate change in the Antarctic region, but males and females will benefit in very different ways, a new study shows. More here >
Written by:  (18 Jun 2019)
 
 
Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history   (Conservation News)
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. More here >
Written by:  (18 Jun 2019)
 
 
No evidence for increased egg predation in the Arctic   (Conservation News)
Climate and ecosystems are changing, but predation on shorebird nests has changed little around the globe over the past 60 years, according to a study by an international team of 60 researchers. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jun 2019)
 
 
Forest fire pushes imperilled parrot closer to the brink   (Conservation News)
A devastating forest fire in Nicaragua has destroyed a vitally important nesting and roosting site of the Yellow-naped Amazon, one of the most endangered parrots in Central America. More here >
Written by:  (17 Jun 2019)
 
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