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No let-up in loss of UK’s nature

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Why you should have more sympathy for seagulls

Rising temperatures implicated in decline of the willow warbler

Infrastructure, hunting and climate change linked to huge migratory bird declines

No let-up in loss of UK’s nature
3 Billion birds gone
Helping hedgehogs
Brighter future for seabirds as Shiants declared rat free
Are you interested in joining the ranks of Jersey’s butterfly recording volunteers?Another first for Jersey – lesser horseshoe bat
Feed the birds, but be aware of risks – especially if you feed the gulls in Jersey!
Alderney becomes Britain’s 20th Bird Observatory
Blinded by the light: how light pollution lures birds into urban areas during autumn migration
Jersey’s Great Garden Birdwatch this weekend – 3rd and 4th February 2018
Study pinpoints Arctic shorebird decline and it could be our fault!
State of the UK’s Birds 2017
Citizen scientists helping tackle puffin decline
Does the early bird catch the caterpillar?
Tribute In Light: A chance to study light’s dramatic impact on bird migration
Alarm over decline in flying insects
Already vulnerable British birds are likely to be the worst affected by climate change
Seventy four percent of seabirds ingesting plastic
Storm petrels heard on Shiants for first time. Back in Jersey soon?
Migrating birds might not be able to fly home fast enough to meet shifts in springtime
Birds in the Channel Islands – our lists updated
Rural structures pose greater relative threat to birds than urban ones
How are Jersey’s puffins doing in 2017?
Wild bird populations in the UK, 1970-2015
The Jersey Bat Project – meet Hugh the Bat
Check before you strim – there may be hedgehogs there!
State of UK Birds 2016
Curlews and godwits in serious trouble
The Jersey National Park – something rather special
Look out for mermaids’ purses
Birds On The Edge study highlights declines in many of Jersey’s farmland birds
Survey to determine impact of Jersey’s pheasants
Stop the spread – Invasive Species Week 2016
Jersey’s Atlantic puffin population – a last chance to see?
Alderney Bird Observatory – a Channel Islands initiative
Seabirds prosper where local people and conservationists come together
Sheep and lichens at Sorel
Great Garden Bird Watch this weekend – 6th and 7th February 2016
World Wetland Day – Herm, Jethou & The Humps become a Ramsar site
Jersey Biodiversity Partnership – Jersey’s National Amphibian and Reptile Recording (NARRS) – Seeking survey recorders
Why would anyone want to count ducks?
How are the birds doing on Jersey’s north coast?
The UK’s Birds of Conservation Concern updated. Mixed news on our birds
Neonicotinoid pesticides linked to butterfly declines
Jersey Woodland Bat Project 2015
Small mammal survey Jersey 2014
Blackcaps migration strategy influenced by garden bird feeding
Up to 90% of the world’s seabirds have plastic in their guts
Storm petrels on Burhou: An update
Latest Breeding Bird Survey shows some good news for Britain’s birds
EU bird laws save threatened European species
Monitoring schemes in Jersey and the BOTE Breeding Bird Survey
Britain’s gannets surf the web as well as the waves for the first time
One in five European birds in danger of extinction
GannetCam up and running
European biodiversity being lost at unacceptable rates. Again intensive agriculture is main culprit
Turtle doves be warned – it’s a war out there!
Have an impact… prevent an impact
World Migratory Bird Day 2015 – “Energy – make it bird-friendly!”
Jersey Woodland Bats Project
How nature contributes to wellbeing
Common birds bring economic vitality to cities
We are swifts – we are in trouble
Watch Channel Islands seabirds wherever you are
Great Garden Bird Watch results in. So, just how are Jersey’s garden birds faring?
New research provides farmers with techniques to help turtle dove recovery
Cirl bunting success in south-west England
Operation Hungry Gap – Jersey birds require desperate measures in desperate times
Evidence of the need for a network of conservation fields
More on our birds in a changing environment
Counting Jersey’s birds in 2014
Great Garden Bird Watch this weekend!
Local birds increasingly likely to stay at home this winter
Effects of the 2014 storms becoming apparent in Wales
Trends in numbers and breeding success of UK breeding birds now online
A murder of crows?
Wind turbine warning for wildlife
Hedges in farmland: good for birds, good for farmers!
Brent geese – VIP guests in the Channel Islands
Reporting Jersey seabird casualties
Gulls switching from fish to chips
Jersey crapaud is newly-understood species unique in the British Isles
Common birds continue to decline while rarer birds increase
News from our sister islands
Jersey’s cirl buntings – an update
New report highlights continuing declines in UK birds
Airport skylark survey 2014
Just how many birds are there in the Channel Islands?
State of the UK’s Birds 2014
Jersey launches birdwatching and photography code
Why does one of the world’s rarest birds spend so much of its time in the Channel Islands?
Status and conservation of grass snakes and slow-worms in Jersey
Is this why Europe’s farmland birds are in decline?
Peregrine falcons thriving on Jersey’s north coast
First global assessment of seabirds threatened by invasive species on islands
Iconic seabird found prospecting Plémont
Electrical devices may disrupt the migration of some birds
Gannets: technology reveals impact of fishing vessels
Where are our house martins?
Concern for Jersey’s other harrier
Have you seen a swift?
Keeping Channel Islands skies alive!
Gulls – icons of the Channel Islands
Climate change disrupts natural relationships between species
Calling all puffins
Guernsey launches new code of conduct to protect seabirds and marine mammals
Chronicle of a Jersey seabird wreck
Collisions with low-rise buildings kill millions of birds each year
The state of the UK’s birds 2013
PuffinCam is back!
Jersey Great Garden Bird Watch – results in
A Seabird Tragedy playing out on Channel Island beaches
Seabird wreck in the Channel Islands
The Jersey Great Garden Bird Watch 8th & 9th February 2014
Counting Jersey’s birds in 2013
Rise and shine for the Early Bird Survey!
Isles of Scilly Seabird Recovery Project – an update
The early bird catches the worm – for dinner!
Are our birds moving north?
Wild bird populations in UK continue to decline
PIB discharge at sea BANNED!
How many birds die each year in human-related ways?
Further woe for turtle doves
Airport skylark survey 2013
Radio and tv towers killing birds: the solution may be simple
Fire destroys cirl bunting habitat in Grouville
Calf of Man: remove rats to restore seabirds
Farmland bird monitoring – four new transects and two new birds
Gannets don’t share their food
Three year seabird tagging project starts in Alderney
Perilous state of the UK’s nature highlighted in report published today
2013 Trial scheme to help farmland birds through the winter months
Call for joint Channel Islands response to seabird deaths in the Channel
Are declines in our migrant birds linked to their breeding grounds?
Impacts of finch diseases brought home
Living Islands: Live. A puffin season on Burhou
Puffin wreck in Scotland. Bad weather affects northern UK’s puffins
2013 Breeding Bird Survey Part 1: L’Etacq to Sorel Point
New study finds pesticides leading cause of grassland bird declines
Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom
Jersey’s Great Garden Bird Watch
Jersey welcomes visitors. Lots of them!
Farmland bird monitoring milestone reached
Two new woodland bird transects added for 2013
New bird monitoring transect established
Study follows marsh harrier migration
Wild bird populations in UK, 1970-2011
Impacts of the wet year on Britain’s birds
Now avian pox threatens our songbirds
44 million birds lost in the UK since 1966
Bad weather for migrating birds
Global loss of bird species and subspecies speeds up
Turtle dove: the UK’s most threatened farmland bird
The emergence and spread of finch trichomonosis in the British Isles
Woodpigeons hit record high in UK gardens
‘Citizen science’ shows that protected areas allow wildlife to spread in response to climate change
Non-Native Species in Britain
Airport skylark survey
158th bird species on monitoring transects