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pied-wagtail

Impressive Looking Birds Captured Like Never Before

I’ve collected wildlife art for over 40 years, and I found Chris Packham’s column and Nikki Stevens’s response...

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peregrine-falcon

The Dangers Of The City Affecting Birds’ Lives

There is growing awareness of the danger that tall buildings pose to migratory birds; for example it’s estimated that upwards of 100...

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The Incredible Breeding Process Of Peregrines

 NEST DEFENCE Adult birds compete for nest sites, which can be in short supply in urban areas as the number of peregrines increases. Any...

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Peregrine

Peregrines: Living In The Jungle Of The City

A fine mist rolls in from Lake Michigan. It is a grey morning in Chicago in spring 2015, and 28 floors up Dacey Arashiba is groggily...

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black-swan

Black Swans Are Genetically Suited To City Life

Black swans living in a park in Melbourne, Australia, are – like urban populations of many other species – bolder than their...

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Greater-vasa-parrots

Parrots Are Actually Using Tools To Grind

A captive population of greater vasa parrots at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park has been observed holding pebbles and date stones in the beak to...

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Green-Woodpeckers

Green Woodpeckers: Tiny, Cute And Clever

Geen woodpeckers often forage on lawns in search of their favourite food. As soil temperatures rise, activity in ant colonies steps up a...

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hawfinch-male

Awesome Facts About Hawfinches

Variety of trees Hawfinches are tied to large stretches of mature woodland that – crucially – have a good mix of tree species....

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Hawfinches

The Fascinating Behavior Of Hawfinches

Hawfinches have massive bills powerful enough to split even cherry stones, and enjoy a near-mythical status among birdwatchers, being among...

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This Animal Has The Sharpest Eyesight Of Them All

Birds of prey, such as eagles, hawks and buzzards, have the sharpest eyesight in the animal kingdom. It is thought to be up to eight-times...

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