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Hawk & Owl Trust: Norwich Peregrines 2019

By Alwyn Jackson
In the recent copy of H&OT’s Peregrine magazine (Autumn/Winter 2019) Zoe Smith, Peregrine Officer, reported that 2019 was another great season for the Norwich Peregrines. A clutch of four eggs was completed in March about nine days

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Could we thank the shooting fraternity for the increase in the number of Common Buzzards

By Alwyn Jackson
I could never comprehend why, when so much energy and effort is put into ridding our countryside of alien species, a relatively small minority of people are allowed to flood our fields and woodlands with many millions

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Marsh Harrier Red B7

By Ray Gribble
While on the WVBS field trip on 29th September to Breydon Water and RSPB Strumpshaw Reserve a wing-tagged Marsh Harrier was spotted. Fortunately, Emily managed to photograph the bird so the tag could be read as B7

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The Television Dove

By Alwyn Jackson

I wonder if any other members are woken in the early hours by the call of a Collared Dove? The slightly monotonous and mournful song of this species is sometimes transcribed as a bored football fan singing:

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Latest Research reveals Malarial Parasites may be linked to the decline of House Sparrows

Reporter Alwyn Jackson

Have you noticed a decline in the number of House Sparrows visiting your garden over the past few years? Research by the ZSL Institute of Zoology in collaboration with the RSPB and later BTO has revealed a

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