Building design changes are reducing available nest sites for Common Swifts (Apus apus) in Britain. Is this really a cause for concern? Where did Common Swifts breed before there were buildings in Britain? This is an old debate, but it does beg the question of whether resources could be better utilized protecting more [...]
Fact. Great Bustard is now a breeding resident in Britain.
This from The Independent:
The world’s heaviest flying bird, the globally-threatened great bustard, has bred successfully in Britain for the first time since 1832.Five years into a reintroduction programme, which has brought young birds from southern Russia where the species is relatively plentiful, a [...]