New fossil research suggests the kiwi and emu share a common ancestor which travelled over to the smaller island nation millions of years ago
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Monday 09 December 2013
The sharp decline in some of Britain’s most common bird species is resulting for the first time in their disappearance from some parts of the United Kingdom, conservationists warn today.
Friday 29 November 2013
Edwina Currie, the former Health minister who once nearly bankrupted Britain’s egg producers, has been chosen to promote the new version of the red British Lion, which tells you that an egg is safe to eat.
Sunday 17 November 2013
Scientists believe they have finally worked out how the mighty albatross – a seabird capable of travelling 10,000 miles in a single journey and circumnavigating the globe in 46 days – manages to fly without expending almost any energy.
Friday 15 November 2013
Four of the top six batsman passed the half-century mark but runs for Root will be the most pleasing thing for England
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Cameras show bird passing ship, dramatic sea dive, skimming over waves and landing in colony
Friday 04 October 2013
A British ornithologist working in Oman was able to track the unfamiliar hoots of a bird previously unknown to science
Thursday 05 September 2013
A charter jet will fly the birds to New York, from where they will be distributed to sanctuaries on the east coast
Sunday 01 September 2013
Suspicions were raised after a man noticed an electronic device attached to the suspected winged infiltrator
Sunday 01 September 2013
You can waste a lot of time looking for a specific bird While some bird-watchers have a bird-watching bucket list, I don't, as the most memorable and enjoyable days out can't be predicted. I'll never forget one day in New York in early May, standing at the top of the Empire State Building. I spotted what at first looked like moths, but became a flock of migrating birds, travelling past me, at the same height as I was.
Thursday 22 August 2013
It is believed the bird was butchered and stripped of its flesh at some point over the weekend
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Scientists admitted breaking the law to carry out the study in western France
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