Birds

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Loss of EU funding clips wings of vital crow study in Cambridge
Laboratory chief blames Brexit for closure as money for corvid brain power research dries up

Robin McKie

28, May, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Under a nest: protected gulls roost on roof of Dorset police car
Officers block access to vehicle to keep pair of herring gulls undisturbed

Steven Morris

27, May, 2022 @11:47 AM

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‘It looks beautiful’: UK gardeners on leaving lawns uncut for No Mow May
People taking part in Plantlife’s conservation project say they have seen plants and wildlife thrive

Alfie Packham and Guardian readers

26, May, 2022 @9:53 AM

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Country diary: Waking the sleepers to a garden of riches
Madingley Hall, Cambridge: I find my students a fallen bird’s nest and a cuckoo flower. They teach me a new way to hear a greenfinch

Derek Niemann

24, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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‘They will often give you a wee nip’: rangers count puffins on Farne Islands
Annual survey is important for understanding health of the Atlantic puffin’s breeding colonies

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

23, May, 2022 @5:12 PM

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‘A gaping wound’: how a film about birds of prey is a warning to India’s capital city
Meditative documentary All That Breathes is about two brothers’ devotion to protecting black kites against a backdrop of pollution and violence in Delhi

Saptarshi Ray

23, May, 2022 @9:44 AM

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‘Like them, we’re fragile’: how Randall Poster assembled his star-packed birdsong project
The esteemed music supervisor enlisted stars such as Mark Ronson, Nick Cave, Beck, Sean Penn and Tilda Swinton for an ambitious new project

Jim Farber

23, May, 2022 @5:28 AM

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Country diary: Goldfinches one, two, three, lift up into the boughs of the pear tree
Creedy Valley, Devon: Their irresistible colour and song nearly proved their ultimate downfall. How lucky we are to still be witness to their charms

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

23, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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The Guardian view on swallows and swifts: nature’s messengers | Editorial
Editorial: Migrant birds carry information around the globe. When their arrival is delayed, we should worry

Editorial

22, May, 2022 @5:25 PM

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This ‘super reserve’ is not just for the birds. It could change the landscape of Britain | Stephen Moss
A wildlife-watcher’s paradise, the Somerset site will also serve as a blueprint for sustainable countryside management

Stephen Moss

22, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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How London’s new Elizabeth line has created a sanctuary for birds
Millions of tonnes of earth from the Crossrail project has been used to create a nature habitat on the Wallasea Island in Essex

Robin McKie Science editor

21, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Life at 30: the EU project that has saved species from lynx to flying squirrels
The Life programme, which celebrates its birthday this weekend, has poured billions into saving Europe’s most vulnerable creatures

Simon Payne

21, May, 2022 @7:31 AM

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