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The Great Crane Project - Scores on the Doors

Saturday, 28 May 2016

This season has seen a record breaking number of pairs of released common cranes form and hold territories across the south west of the UK... More...

Local Members' Picture - Tony Goddard

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Pair of Puffins More...

Peregrine Tower Tours and Dates With Nature

Friday, 27 May 2016

The peregrines are doing really well so far. The chicks will probably be ringed on the 7 June... More...

Dartford warbler perching on heather

Friday, 20 May 2016

Read the latest Trip Report (Foxbury by John McCarthy) by clicking the Trip Report Tab at the top of this page... More...

Help Needed with Nightjar Surveys at Foxbury

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Could you help on one or more evening nightjar surveys at the fabulous National Trust reserve Foxbury?... More...

Illegal Egg Collecting at Poole Harbour Gull Colony

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Eggs of breeding Mediterranean Gulls have been stolen from the nest in Poole Harbour to be sold to top restaurants for consumption, despite the practice being illegal. More...

And Then There Were Four!

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

All 4 peregrine eggs have now hatched... More...

A great opportunity to watch a crane nest in comfort

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Check out Common Cranes Monty and Sedge nesting at WWT Slimbridge at this webcam link... More...

Peregrine chicks begin to hatch at Salisbury Cathedral

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Fantastic news - hatching has begun with one tiny peregrine chick seen on 16 May!... More...

Petition to introduce a wildlife conservation points system for all new builds

Friday, 13 May 2016

A petition proposing that every new build, whether new homes or new commercial builds, would have to gain a certain level of "conservation" points before the building is signed off... More...

Happy Birthday on 8 May Sir David!

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Sir David Attenborough is 90 years old on 8 May. Make sure you raise a glass and toast this remarkable hero of a man. HURRAH for Sir David!... More...

So Many Common Cranes Nesting!

Saturday, 7 May 2016

It's an incredibly tense time - volunteers watching the crane pairs fret and worry as the birds are only a second or two away from losing their clutch to predators at any point... More...

Garston Wood Spring Open Day a Great Success

Monday, 2 May 2016

The bluebells were just amazing... More...

Where have all the Sparrows gone?

Saturday, 30 April 2016

House Sparrows (Passer domesticus ) may be the commonest bird found in our gardens according to the 2016 RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch but their numbers have decreased by 70% in the last 40 years... More...

A Day with Lakes and Fells, Fine Weather and Fine Birds

Monday, 25 April 2016

Lunch was taken, at a lovely spot overlooking Derwentwater, watching tufted ducks, a pair of goosanders and a pair of red-breasted mergansers close together, while blue tit, coal tit, great tit and wren called in the trees at the side of us... More...

A Good Place to Raise a Family

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Great video of children watching a duck and her troupe of ducklings being escorted out of their school to a wetland... More...

Cuckoos Now Calling in the New Forest

Monday, 18 April 2016

Local Group member Emma captured a calling cuckoo in Wellow (on camera and video!)... More...

TWO Places on Somerset Levels Minibus Trip

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Unmissable opportunity to get to 2 of Somerset's best reserves... More...

BTO 2014 Peregrine Survey - First Results

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

The British Trust For Ornithology's 2014 Survey of Peregrines indicates that the birds are doing better in urban and other lowland situations than in the uplands... More...

FOUR Eggs! Fantastic News.

Monday, 11 April 2016

The female peregrine on Salisbury Spire adds another egg... More...

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Dartford warbler perching on heather

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Dartford warbler sat atop a gorse bush holding a fat brown caterpillar in its bill... More...

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