Wednesday, 12 April 2017

State of UK Birds 2016 Report

Doom and Gloom
8 species in threat of global extinction including Puffin. 
25% of all species on the Red List
Upland Species continue to head down hill with Curlew, Whinchat, Dotterel, Grey Wagtail and Merlin now on Red List.

Hope and Joy 
Red Kite, once one of the UK's most threatened species now on the Green List
Golden Eagles on the up
Cirl Buntings now over 1000 pairs
Bittern and Nightjar move from Red to Amber list
22 species move from amber to green list

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