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    UK Biodiversity is now down to 53%..one of the lowest in the World.

    The world average is 75 %...and that is below the 90% needed to avoid an ecological recession. This study comes from the Natural History museum. They blame the former Industrial revolution..conveniently ignoring the current Elephant in the room,which is our ever-growing Human...
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    'Bird you would most want to hear on the last day of your life

    Nightingale. They used to sing in the wood next to where i live..but alas they stopped coming around five years ago : ( It would be nice if one came back to see me off.
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    Shooting of Turtle Doves.

    The Italian Government have revealed their intention to allow the shooting of up to 7.5 million Turtle Doves.
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    Big Decline in wild birds in UK.

    UK wild bird indicators published today for 1970 -2018 show a 9% decrease in all wild birds over that period. There has been a 56% decrease in farmland birds, a 27% decrease in woodland birds and a 22% decrease in seabirds over that period. The declines continue in the last 5 years for...
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    Birdguides new system

    I'm a subscriber and the new format just happened..i'm not at all impressed with it.
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    Best Bird of 2011 So Far

    The Shetland male Siberian Rubythroat was my personal bird of the year,followed by the White-Throated Robin at Hartlepool. I'm only going by birds i actually saw.
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    First Twitch

    Little Crake at Cuckmere in 1985. I found out about it from the Tony Soper nature programme on tv.