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Has the weather played a role in bringing unusual birds to Britain during 2016?

With our position on the edge of northwest Europe, the UK receives air masses from all points of the compass during the year adding to the natural variability of our weather. This fact is known by meteorologists and birdwatchers because … Continue reading

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Do swans herald snow for the UK?

There has been some speculation that the UK may be in for a cold winter after the arrival of a migrating Bewick’s swan from Russia. The swan arrived at the WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre in Gloucestershire on Sunday 11 October, … Continue reading

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