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  • Blog Post: Is seeing believing?

    Conservation Manager Stuart Benn has been out searching for dotterel. Is Seeing Believing? A couple of times recently in Scottish Nature Notes, Alison has blogged about her work in the hills on dotterel . Last year, I helped out with looking at some areas for the national survey and, although the...
  • Blog Post: I would walk 500 miles...for dotterel

    RSPB Conservation Scientist Alison Beresford is on the trail of the elusive dotterel . I would walk 500 miles… the search for dotterel continues “So, what, you just walk about until you find one?” “Well, pretty much, yes.” “And then what?” “And...
  • Blog Post: Birds, blizzards and...more blizzards: Dotterel surveys in the Cairngorms

    RSPB Conservation Scientist, Alison Beresford, tell us about dotterel surveys in the Cairngorms. Birds, blizzards and… more blizzards: surveying for Dotterel in the Cairngorms I’ve always been drawn to the hills. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of space and perspective...
  • Blog Post: Dotterel declines in Scotland: Out of sight out of mind?

    Alistair Baxter is completing a PhD investigating the reasons behind Dotterel declines in Scotland. Read on to find out more about his exciting work... Dotterel declines in Scotland: Out of sight out of mind? Over the last thirty years, National Surveys led by the RSPB and Scottish Natural Heritage...
  • Blog Post: Torn between two plovers

    Conservation Manager, Stuart Benn, is back with a new blog... Torn Between Two Plovers Isn’t this weather just absolutely gorgeous? It’s well overdue after that long, cold spring and a long, cold drink and a barbecue has sometimes felt like the best way to spend the day or at least...