Tagged: endangered birds

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The Birds Strike Back

If you are a regular visitor to the Little Peckers Blog, you will have read all about the ongoing debate regarding the construction of new wind farms in Scotland. Whilst renewable energy is laudable,...

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What is the Red List?

If you are interested in the conservation status of birds, you will doubtless have seen the red and amber lists mentioned. But what does it mean if a species has been placed on one...

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The World’s Oldest Known Wild Bird

Wisdom is a remarkable bird in more ways than one. At 66, she is the oldest known wild bird but she has recently hatched a chick. Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, has managed to hatch...

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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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Crowdfunding Bird Protection?

Rare Parrot threatened with Extinction You can utilise crowdfunding for anything these days and that includes a complex project to save a rare parrot from total extinction.

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Siberian Accentors in Sunderland?

Siberian Accentors in Sunderland? The sight of a rare threesome of Siberian Accentors in Sunderland has got the Twitching World in a flurry! These very rarely seen birds have been seen in a number...