Sea eagle, which has an 8ft wingspan, disappeared on Saturday
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On the first day of Christmas... my true love had to get some other gift ideas: Britain's Christmas birds 'rapidly disappearing'
Thursday 06 December 2012
The stars of the chorus of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, the turtle dove and the grey partridge, are disappearing from many parts of the UK
Friday 23 November 2012
GCHQ turn to Bletchley Park veterans for help with D-Day cipher
Monday 19 November 2012
Britain's bird population has plummeted by 44 million in four decades, according to a study carried out with the help of volunteer ornithologists.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Why is there such little cultural output for the vast demographic that our writer calls "the go-ahead grey pound"? If anything, there should be more now than ever
Monday 15 October 2012
It took him until he was 81, but a veteran British birder has become the first person in the world officially to see 9,000 species.
Monday 15 October 2012
Former naval officer spots 9,000th species in Indonesia
Tuesday 02 October 2012
From hedgehog houses to full feeding station kits, give your garden wildlife the treat they deserve
Friday 28 September 2012
For real enthusiasts, it's all about the plants and how you grow things - you might as well be a scarecrow
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Nominees have been announced for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
Friday 10 August 2012
Live like a modern caveman in style
Friday 03 August 2012
Saturday 30 June 2012
The hawk that patrols Wimbledon to deter pigeons has been stolen, police said.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
A new red-hot weapon has been unveiled in the fight against problem birds.
Friday 28 October 2011
Michael McCarthy, The Independent's Environment Editor, has been awarded the Dilys Breese Medal of the British Trust for Ornithology.
Thursday 01 September 2011
On 1 September 1914 a bird known as Martha died in a cage in Cincinnati Zoo and the passenger pigeon was extinct. Newspapers across the world marked the event but nearly 100 years later should we give Martha a moment's thought? Indeed, why should we care about extinctions?
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The day that Britain resigned as a global power
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