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With stunning views across the River Dee and Loch Ken, this tranquil reserve plays host to many exciting winter visitors, including Greenland white-fronted and greylag geese. Spring is also an excellent time to visit. More...
Kirkconnell Merse is one of the largest expanses of merse (saltmarsh) habitat in south Scotland. The site is internationally important for wintering Svalbard barnacle geese, with up to 5,000 present between October and April each year. More...
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18 December 2014
One of Britain's rarest beetles is discovered for the first time at Welsh reserve
Fundraisers mark centenary of passenger pigeon extinction with gruelling challenges to save the turtle dove.
15 December 2014
Bitterns - elusive heron-like birds once extinct in the UK - have had a record year in England with the highest number of individuals recorded since the 1800s, thanks to support from an EU conservation programme.
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