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Bird ringing in Bog Meadows

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Bird ringing in Bog Meadows Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 20 Jan 2016
Bird ringing is a world-wide method of finding out where birds migrate and how population levels change. This video shows how it works in Bog...

Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh

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Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 20 Jan 2016
Learn about seabirds in enormous numbers, the changing appearance of the landscape as plant species changed with the changing temperatures and a...

Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics

Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics Creative commons image smarman999 under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Nov 2015
The turkey is a fascinating bird - and demands more respect than a bit of stuffing and a spot of cranberry. Ricki Lewis explains more

Weaver bird nests

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Weaver bird nests Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Updated 21 Oct 2014
Dr Dieter Oschadleus explains how and why weaver birds build their nests the way they do.

The Greenland white-fronted goose

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The Greenland white-fronted goose Creative commons image Greenland White Fronted Goose / Hilary Chambers / CC BY-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 07 Dec 2012
Waterfowl expert Tony Fox talks to Saving Species about a goose that has been on conservation concern for many years.

Raptor conservation in the UK

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Raptor conservation in the UK Creative commons image Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus - Albanella reale) / Lorenzo Magnis / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2012
Birds of prey are a spectacular sight, and they have become more abundant in the UK. What effect does this have on the prey populations?

Introduction and 30 years of change

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Introduction and 30 years of change
Updated 21 May 2012
By Iain Davidson
An introduction to myself and a summary of what I have noticed over 30 years.

Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper

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Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper Creative commons image _IGP4163 / ken / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Nov 2011
Martin McGill and Christoph Zockler discuss their work bringing the spoon-bill sandpiper to the UK for captive breeding.

Protecting the Spectacled Eider

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Protecting the Spectacled Eider Creative commons image usfwsendsp under CC-BY under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Sep 2011
The Saving Species team talks to Matt Sexson from the University of Alaska about his work studying the spectabled eider, an endangered sea duck

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Migration

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Migration
Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Aug 2016
Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special reference to birds, and also introducing the themes of movement,...