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Nightingales are slightly larger than robins, with a robust, broad-tailed, rather plain brown appearance. They are skulking and extremely local in their distribution in the UK while in much of souther... More...
Nightjars are nocturnal birds and can be seen hawking for food at dusk and dawn. With pointed wings and a long tails their shape is similar to a kestrel or cuckoo. Their cryptic, grey-brown, mottled, ... More...
The nuthatch is a plump bird about the size of a great tit that resembles a small woodpecker. It is blue-grey above and whitish below, with chestnut on its sides and under its tail. It has a black str... More...
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1 October 2014
The illegal killing of at least 11 birds of prey on one estate in Norfolk is one of the worst cases recorded in Britain
24 September 2014
Two young satellite-tagged hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in unexplained circumstances.
22 September 2014
Manx shearwater chicks have been seen outside their nest burrows for the first time in living memory on St Agnes and Gugh, following the first year of a project to remove rats.
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