RSPB: Bitterns make booming recovery in UK wetlands  — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian Reports Britain’s loudest bird, the “booming” bittern, is making a recovery after almost disappearing from the UK twice. The RSPB reported the birds had had a “record-breaking year” in 2021, with 228 males counted, up from 209 in 2019. Ornithologist Dr Alex Lees described it as a “spectacular conservation success story” thanks to the […]

RSPB: Bitterns make booming recovery in UK wetlands  — Natural History Wanderings

The best places for whale watching in the UK: 7 locations to try — Everything UK Travel

There is no other feeling like spotting your first whale. My first whale was at sixteen on a solo trip to Tenerife, where I volunteered in marine conservation. I spent the time monitoring pilot whales and various dolphins. Funnily enough, I instantly looked forward to whale sightings more than dolphins! Whales have a sedate grace […]

The best places for whale watching in the UK: 7 locations to try — Everything UK Travel

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reports Wildlife across the UK is increasingly suffering the impacts of extreme weather events and natural disasters, says the National Trust as it publishes its annual reckoning of UK wildlife “winners and losers”. The conservation charity also warns some of the landscapes it cares for are being altered forever as climate change makes some forms […]

Wildlife’s winners and losers of 2021 – and how extreme weather set the tone — Natural History Wanderings

Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London — Natural History Wanderings

The Imperial College of London reports British scientists working in Ghana have photographed a ‘holy grail’ giant owl that has lurked almost unseen in African rainforests for 150 years. See photo and story at  Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London

Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London — Natural History Wanderings

UK Invasive Species Week floating pennywort campaign picture special — The Invasives Blog

As part of UK Invasive Species Week 2021, we bring you – thanks to our friends at the Angling Trust – this collection of photos taken at the launch of a national campaign to tackle the highly invasive floating pennywort from blighting Britain’s rivers and lakes. Floating pennywort – first found in the wild in……

UK Invasive Species Week floating pennywort campaign picture special — The Invasives Blog

Wales goes green with Welsh national forest plan — Natural History Wanderings

Climate Network News reports Wales has pledged to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050. So it plans a Welsh national forest with thousands more trees. A year ago the first minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, announced a big step forward towards a more verdant and accessible country: a scheme for a Welsh national forest. Inspired by the […]

Wales goes green with Welsh national forest plan — Natural History Wanderings

A large number of beavers to be released in Britain — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

A record number of beavers will be delivered by the Wildlife Trusts into Britain this year as the enterprising warm blooded creature is reestablished to five provinces where they have been terminated for many years. The well known rat, whose dams have been appeared to help many types of creepy crawlies, creatures of land and […]

A large number of beavers to be released in Britain — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Wolves: Groups will challenge Trump admin removal of endangered species protections in lower 48 — Natural History Wanderings

Western Environmental Law News Release Today, the Trump administration will announce its decision to prematurely remove endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The most recent data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its state partners show an estimated 4,400 wolves inhabit […]

Wolves: Groups will challenge Trump admin removal of endangered species protections in lower 48 — Natural History Wanderings

Where to watch wildlife in the North East England: Silverlink Biodiversity Park — James Common

In a new series of articles, we’ll be taking a look at the best places to watch wildlife in North East England. By no means comprehensive but hopefully informative, these posts are intended to provide inspiration on where to visit in the North East to observe and enjoy nature, as well as detailing some of […]

Where to watch wildlife in the North East: Silverlink Biodiversity Park — James Common