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Does Pigeon Racing Have a Future in the UK? 0

Does Pigeon Racing Have a Future in the UK?

  There are fears over the future of the historic sport of pigeon racing. It’s a great British pastime with a lengthy heritage but pigeon fanciers are reporting that they are losing up to...

Dramatic Collapse in French Farmland Birds 0

Dramatic Collapse in French Farmland Birds

  Leading scientists have warned of a looming biodiversity catastrophe which could impact the whole of Europe. Two recent studies have revealed a dramatic fall in farmland birds across France and neonicotinoid pesticides are...

Serengeti Birds Roost in Giraffes 0

Serengeti Birds Roost in Giraffes’ Armpits!

  The National Geographic Society has been funding a project called Snapshot Serengeti where night cameras have been used to chart the lives of animals after dark. The resulting images have delivered a few...

Birds & Wind Turbine 0

An Update on Birds and Wind Farms

Wind turbines represent a threat to wild birds. This is an issue that we have looked into before and one which is making headlines in many countries across the world. The need for sustainable...

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Birds and the Beast from the East

I couldn’t help laughing today as I launched into my weekly examination of avian news. My amusement was due to an article I was reading which explained how spring is coming earlier and earlier....