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The aquatic warbler is a regular but scarce autumn migrant to certain areas in southern Britain, visiting on its way between breeding grounds in eastern Europe and its winter home in West Africa. Its... More...
A medium-sized dark-looking seabird with pointed wings, and pale patches at the wingtips. Often seen flying low and fast above the waves in pursuit of a tern or other bird, sometimes chasing it high ... More...
With its long tail streamers and general shape the Arctic tern deserves the local name of 'sea swallow'. Appearing white with a black cap, it is largely coastal although it can be seen inland on migra... More...
A distinctively-patterned black and white wader with a long up-curved beak. It is the emblem of the RSPB and symbolises the bird protection movement in the UK more than any other species. Its return... More...
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16 October 2014
The latest State of the UK Birds report shows a dramatic decline for some of our best loved migratory birds
13 October 2014
The number of vultures dying from diclofenac contamination in India has reduced by more than a third between 2005 and 2009, according to a study published today in an issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B) on the risk and impacts of pharmaceuticals in the environment.
10 October 2014
RSPB Scotland has expressed major concerns about the granting of consent for four offshore windfarms in the Firth of Forth by Scottish Ministers today. The developments threaten Scotland's internationally important marine wildlife and in particular large colonies of seabirds.
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