Birds

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Birds

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

Raven chicks have been born at the Tower of London for the first time in 30 years.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

‘Natural England cocked-up’ amid row over bird shooting licences

Natural England 'cocked-up’ bird shooting licences

Natural England 'cocked-up’ bird shooting licences

The chief executive of the Countryside Alliance has said that Natural England had “cocked-up” with their bird-shooting licences.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Robin

RSPB attempts to enter music charts with birdsong track

RSPB attempts to enter music charts with birdsong track

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Over £100,000 worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs hatched after being smuggled into UK strapped to hunter’s body

£100k worth of rare eggs smuggled into UK strapped to hunter's body

A bird centre has hatched £100,000 worth of rare eggs smuggled into the UK by an SAS-trained wildlife hunter dubbed the "Pablo Escobar of the egg trade".

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Thousands of people have signed a petition in an attempt to protect pigeons in Paris, after Mayor Remy Feraud announced a plan to remove the birds.  Feraud, the mayor of the 10th arrondissement, announced that he wants to introduce three falcons and two hawks to scare away the pigeons in the Rue du Buisson Saint-Louis area.  However, despite piegons usually being hated by many, so far 17,000 people have signed a petition against the move.  It was organised by charity Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux and

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

The council claims the pigeons cause up to €150,000 worth of damage to social housing

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Vampire bats carrying rabies in Brazil are found to be drinking human blood

Vampire bats carrying rabies in Brazil found drinking human blood

Vampire bats carrying rabies in Brazil found drinking human blood

Vampire bats in Brazil have been found to be drinking human blood for the first time, it was previously believed that they would only sink their teeth into birds