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Standing up for nature · 49m ago

North of the border

The National Trust for Scotland is a separate entity from the National Trust (England, Wal...
Standing up for nature · 3h ago

Another Red Kite down in the Dales

POLICE are appealing for information after a Red Kite was found dead with gunshot wounds near Greenhow, Nidderdale on the afternoon of Saturday, March 11.  That’s just along the road from wh...
Standing up for nature · 6h ago

Dinosaur vocalisations in Jurassic Park

Guy Smith, vice-president of the National Farmers’ Union, said last week that farmers were at risk of being treated as “park keepers”, with Britain forced to increase its reliance on importe...
Standing up for nature · 13h ago

National Trust turns Natural Trust?

The National Trust has a poor reputation amongst wildlife conservation organisations.  This stems from  a couple of things. First, the National Trust could do so much more to help nature, gi...
Standing up for nature · 1d ago

Sunday book review – Birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East: a photographic guide by Frederic Jiguet and Aurelien Audevard

  This is a photographic field guide which covers all European bird species including vagrants and some species which have not yet occurred but are quite likely to do so eventually. In one slimmish volume the reader has images (over 2200 of them) of ...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Tim Melling – Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaw is a species I have wanted to see since childhood.  They are the longest pa...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Saturday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

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Standing up for nature · 2d ago

A round up

A few things that caught my eye: my first Sand Martins of the year were at Stanwick Lakes ...
Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Guest blog – Defending our Birds by BirdLife Malta

Each springtime as birds begin their migration north from their wintering grounds in Africa, BirdLife Malta starts to rally together volunteers from across Europe to participate in Spring Wa...
Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Feral Daffodils – don’t you just…?

I have a love-hate relationship with daffodils. Our wild daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissu...