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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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3 September 2014
Finding game-changing solutions to the crisis facing nature is the theme of the landmark Conference for Nature today which features high-profile delegates including Sir David Attenborough, The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Germaine Greer and key people from business, politics, the utility sector and conservation
2 September 2014
Common sense has prevailed as the Airports Commission rules out an airport in the Thames Estuary.
1 September 2014
As the world mourns the passing of the passenger 100 years ago, we're reminding everyone that our very own turtle dove could be heading for oblivion
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