Tagged: bird welfare

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Habitats on the Verge

Roadside verges play a more important ecological role than many people probably realise, with many plant and bird species taking advantage of the micro-ecosystem that they provide. Because of their fragile nature, these roadside...

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The high-rise threat to birdlife

Contemporary architects just love glass and, to be fair, it is quite easy to see why. Glass makes the interior of buildings brighter and feel less claustrophobic, it also adds a twinkle to the...

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More British Birds Now Endangered

The latest State of the UK’s Birds report lists 67 species as being on the “red list”. This means that no less than 15 species have been added to the list since the last...

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The Search for a Parrot Star

A popular social media star is on the missing list. It is nothing new when a celebrity decides to seek respite from the limelight. But the star in question is a rare parrot and...

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Animal Cafes – A Real Hoot?

If you love animals, then you have probably noticed the trend for animal cafes. More and more of these establishments are springing up all over the world giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy their...

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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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What Not to feed Garden Birds

What Not to feed Garden Birds Many garden birds will struggle to find enough food this winter. You can help them to survive by providing good sources of nutrition. You will find the high...

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It’s Raining Birds in New Jersey

It’s Raining Birds in New Jersey In the agricultural community of Stow Creek Township, New Jersey, everything seemed normal in the build-up to Thanksgiving. There was nothing unusual about the weather which was mostly...

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London Zoo and Bird Flu

London Zoo Closes Bird Exhibits To Protect Against Avian Flu London Zoo has closed its walk-through bird enclosures, including that of the much loved penguins, to ensure that the birds do not contract a...

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Micro Plastics and Sea Birds

How Human Garbage is Killing Seabirds The Midway Atoll is one of the largest protected areas for wildlife on the planet. This remote area is home to only 40 people and so should represent...