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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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22 December 2014
Put on a festive feast for your garden birds, but avoid leaving out killer turkey fat
18 December 2014
One of Britain's rarest beetles is discovered for the first time at Welsh reserve
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