Tagged: rare birds

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The Caviar of Birds

Considered to be the ultimate delicacy or the caviar of birds in France, the Ortolan has been a controversial creature for more than two decades. In 1999 the Ortolan became a protected species but...

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Rare Starling Spotted in Ipswich

Sometimes dedicated birdwatchers who feed the birds in their garden get the reward they deserve! A very rare rose-coloured starling has been spotted in an Ipswich garden by keen twitcher Rosie Forest. So, Rosie...

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Black Swans

The vast majority of swans which you may see in the British countryside are white. The beautiful white mute swan is a common site but you may also stumble across a black swan. The...

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The Exotic Pet Trade

Exotic birds and reptiles are fascinating creatures and many people across the globe love to keep and collect them. These animals have become valuable commodities as a result and so in spite of the...

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The Law and Egg Collecting

Illegal Egg Collections If you have a bird house or bird houses in your garden, the one thing you absolutely must not do is collect any eggs which are laid in them. You will...

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Rare Albatrosses and Tiny Rodents

Remote Seabirds Threatened by Tiny Rodents Keith Springer is a hardy and determined sort. He is also a contract-killer. But don’t let that worry you! Springer devotes his time to the preservation of wildlife...

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Black Browed Albatross

Black Browed Albatross Spotted in Cornwall Recently a rare visitor was spotted near Penzance in Cornwall, the once widespread Black Browed Albatross. This large sea bird, growing up to 2.5 metres in wingspan can...

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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...