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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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7 March 2014
Burning, drainage and other forms of intensive land management in England’s iconic peat-covered hills are threatening to create a series of environmental catastrophes, says the RSPB.
26 February 2014
The UK needs to push forward an ambitious programme of cutting edge science if we are to save some of our most threatened species.
19 February 2014
The RSPB has responded to the decision today (Wed, Feb 19) to withdraw plans for an expansion to the London Array offshore wind farm.
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