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World Migratory Birds Day 2013

Uitkerkse Polder bird sightings

  Uitkerkse polder is an important stopover for migratory birds, in Belgium but near the border with the Netherlands.  It is owned and managed by Natuurpunt, a core partner for the MBP project.  This year, keen amateur bird watchers recorded spoonbills and black tailed godwits at the

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Algeria to Switzerland!

Nadira Boukerma of Skikda, Algeria, is responsible for developing a new wetland centre at the Guerbes Sanhadja Ramsar Site, and is currently carrying out a work placement at the Pro Nature Wetland Centre, at Champ Pittet, ( in Switzerland.  Last weekend she and Denis Landenbergue (WWF) visited some

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Broads Cuckoo, UK

The cuckoo is one of the annual signs that spring has arrive in the UK, with its distinctive call heralding its arrival.  Sadly the bird is on the decline, with a halving of the population.  The Broads Authority and BTO have tagged a male cuckoo, to track

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WMBD 2013 – Olonets

The Head of WLI took part in a workshop on wetlands and wetland centres at the Olonets Bird Observatory in North West Russia.  The training event aimed to support those planning a new wetland centre, or improving an existing one.  As well as supporting the seminar which was

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