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Real estate for birds – National Nestbox Week

As you may be already aware, it’s National Nestbox Week this week (14-21 Feb). First established in 1997 by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and birdcare supplier Jacobi Jayne, National Nestbox Week aims to encourage everyone to provide extra

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Fair to Nature Brands – RSPB bird food

The RSPB is the UK’s biggest nature conservation charity. They focus on conserving the UK’s wildlife and restoring and protecting its natural habitats, through active conservation work, scientific research, education and advise. But their work isn’t just limited to the

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Steve’s Leaves helping to save the Turtle Dove through Fair to Nature farming

Our Species of the Month for May was the Turtle Dove. These dainty little doves are currently on their way back to Europe from their wintering quarters in sub-Saharan Africa. Here we have a guest blog from Jason Cassar de

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Simon’s Blog: Bring in the new

Have you noticed something different recently? Days are longer certainly, but anything else? I have and it is rather magnificent! A promise of return has been fulfilled and our glorious summer migrants are arriving on mass, you may have noticed

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Simon’s Blog: Inaugural Bird Migration & Nature Festival at Huerta Grande

On the last weekend of March, I attended the first ever Bird Migration & Nature Festival of the Strait of Gibraltar at Huerta Grande and it was great to see friends and supporters of Conservation Grade. At the festival I was

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Dove Step – 300 miles for Turtle Doves

Operation Turtle Dove supporters Jonny Rankin and Robert Yaxley, along with their good friend Andrew Goodrick, have just completed a 300 mile walk from Lakenheath Fen in Suffolk to Saltholme RSPB Reserve in Teeside to raise awareness of the plight

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How to take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch & Big Farmland Bird Count

It can be a dull time of year – post Christmas, poor weather, dark mornings and evenings – so why not cheer yourself up with a spot of bird watching! Big Garden Birdwatch Next weekend (25th/26th January) the RSPB are

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