The birds' beauty belies their often menacing and destructive nature
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Thursday 29 March 2012
The number of starlings seen in people's gardens has fallen by almost four-fifths in the past three decades, the RSPB says today.
Sunday 25 March 2012
At this time of year, the only company you're likely to have in Orkney is seabirds, as Mark Rowe discovers
Monday 19 March 2012
Exceptional dry spell threatens species from trees to tadpoles
Sunday 18 March 2012
Conservation thriller with no end of rats
Sunday 11 March 2012
The populations of almost half of the world's seabirds are thought to be in decline, according to a study published in Bird Conservation International.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Goldfinches are now found in almost five times as many gardens as they were 16 years ago, latest figures from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) show.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
A giant penguin more than 4ft (1.2m) tall roamed New Zealand about 27 million years ago, according to paleontologists who have reconstructed it from fossil remains.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
Queen guitarist Brian May today announced his opposition to the killing of 200 Canada geese in the Lake District.
Nature Studies by Michael McCarthy: For the first time, we can see spring coming from 4,000 miles away
Thursday 09 February 2012
Over six months, the mystery of where cuckoos winter has revealed itself
Wednesday 08 February 2012
US biosecurity board expert warns against details of H5N1 bird flu getting into wrong hands
Sunday 22 January 2012
Study of 11,000 bird and butterfly species shows many are at risk
Monday 16 January 2012
Dutch lab that created deadly bird flu virus attacks America for redacting its research.
Monday 02 January 2012
A bus driver in southern China's Guangdong province has died of bird flu, a week after being admitted to hospital with a fever.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Alarm in China after bus driver dies, and, in nearby Hong Kong, 19,000 chickens have been slaughtered
Saturday 31 December 2011
A Chinese bus driver who tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus died in a city bordering Hong Kong today, health officials said.
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