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Smaller than snipe with a shorter bill. It is a secretive bird and when approached it tends to crouch down, relying on its camouflaged plumage, only flying at the last minute. It will fly low and rapi... More...
This is a small, black crow with a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable.... More...
Although they are the most colourful members of the crow family, jays are actually quite difficult to see. They are shy woodland birds, rarely moving far from cover. The screaming call usually lets yo... More...
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17 April 2014
World’s biggest wildlife survey reports a chorus of frogs hopping around in our gardens but our native squirrels are in the red
15 April 2014
A new report published today, Tuesday 15 April, by the Blueprint for Water coalition on the environmental plans of water companies reveals a yawning gap between the best and worst performers in England and Wales.
14 April 2014
One of the UK’s rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeezes the UK’s coastline.
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