Little Peckers Blog Blog

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Lorikeets Killed by Rats and Rat Poison

Sometimes an attempt to solve a problem can simply cause an even worse one. Drusillas Park near Alfriston recently managed to kill several of their lorikeets whilst trying to save them!

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Doing Bird

The Bird Man of Alcatraz was a 1962 movie starring Burt Lancaster which told the story of inmate Robert Stroud. This was the largely fictionalised account of a convicted murder who behaved badly in...

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The Hawk Conservancy

Your bird watching activities might usually be confined to enjoying the sight of garden birds at your bird feeders. Birds of prey are an altogether more dramatic sight which you are unlikely to enjoy...

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The British Homing World Show

Dubbed Crufts for pigeons, the British Homing World Show of the Year has been held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens for the past 40 years. This year’s event took place in January and 2500 pigeons...

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Transporting Birds by Air?

Highly Prized Falcons Enjoy Powered Flight Hunting is a popular pastime in the Middle East and the falcons used to capture prey are prized assets. The Birds are imported from across the world and...

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Don’t Feed The Birds!

When Feeding Birds Could Land You in Jail Feeding wild birds is generally a good thing and so those niger seeds in your back garden are unlikely to land you in hot water, unless...

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Ugly Flycatchers?

Why are Birds getting Uglier? A long term study of flycatchers has revealed that they are getting uglier! The ornamentation that has helped to make the male birds more attractive to the opposite sex...

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Canary Thefts in Kent

Thieves Target Canaries in Kent A single canary in a bird cage is unlikely to attract the interest of thieves, but the collections of breeders are a very different story. Those who show or...

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Explosion of Parakeets!

Are Ring-Necked Parakeets the New Pigeons? Ring-necked parakeets appear to have invaded Europe in large numbers and it looks like they are thriving and here to stay. A common sight in many parks and...