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Belfast Lough view

Thursday, 18 December 2014

BTO volunteers and scientists have contributed to four high level Biodiversity Indicators covering time spent in conservation by volunteers, pressure from invasive non-native species, the status of threatened species, and the status of birds of the wider countryside and at sea. Published on December 4, 2014, these are part of a suite of 25 indicators of conservation engagement, pressures and the state of nature updated annually by the government More...

Boom time for Bitterns

Monday, 15 December 2014

Numbers of the bird hit highest level since 19th centuryElusive heron-like birds were driven to extinction in the UK in 1886 Managed to recolonise in 1911 but numbers fell to a low point in 1997 Latest survey revealed there were 140 booming males across 61 sites More...

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Don't forget the walk this Wednesday at East Head starts at 10am ( not 2pm as per newsletter) More...

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Walk around Snowhill Creek and Ellanore 17/12/2014

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

On a damp, drizzly morning 12 of us joined David Hart in the hope that the forecast of "dry by 10:00" was true. More...

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