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  • Bird ringing in Bog Meadows Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Bird ringing in Bog Meadows

    Bird ringing is a world-wide method of finding out where birds migrate and how population levels change. This video...

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    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2016

  • Bird ringing in Bog Meadows

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    Bird ringing in Bog Meadows Copyrighted image Icon 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 Meadows, a...
  • Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh

    Learn about seabirds in enormous numbers, the changing appearance of the landscape as plant species changed with the...

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    20 Jan 2016

  • Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh

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    Rathlin Island and Lough Neagh Copyrighted image Icon 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 relict fish...
  • Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics Creative commons image Icon smarman999 under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics

    By Dr Ricki Lewis

    The turkey is a fascinating bird - and demands more respect than a bit of stuffing and a spot of cranberry. Ricki...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Nov 2015

  • Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics

    Talking turkey: 12 facts about turkey genetics Creative commons image Icon 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 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Weaver bird nests

    By Dr Dieter Oschadleus

    Dr Dieter Oschadleus explains how and why weaver birds build their nests the way they do.

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    Updated on:

    21 Oct 2014

  • Weaver bird nests

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    Weaver bird nests Creative commons image Icon 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 Creative commons image Icon Greenland White Fronted Goose / Hilary Chambers / CC BY-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    The Greenland white-fronted goose

    By Professor Tony Fox

    Waterfowl expert Tony Fox talks to Saving Species about a goose that has been on conservation concern for many years.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Dec 2012

  • The Greenland white-fronted goose

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    The Greenland white-fronted goose Creative commons image Icon 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 Creative commons image Icon Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus - Albanella reale) / Lorenzo Magnis / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    Raptor conservation in the UK

    By Professor Stephen Redpath

    Birds of prey are a spectacular sight, and they have become more abundant in the UK. What effect does this have on...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Oct 2012

  • Raptor conservation in the UK

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    Raptor conservation in the UK Creative commons image Icon 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 Creative commons image Icon _IGP4163 / ken / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper

    By Martin McGill, Dr Christoph Zockler

    Martin McGill and Christoph Zockler discuss their work bringing the spoon-bill sandpiper to the UK for captive...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2011

  • Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper

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    Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper Creative commons image Icon _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 Creative commons image Icon usfwsendsp under CC-BY under Creative-Commons license

    Protecting the Spectacled Eider

    By Matt Sexson

    The Saving Species team talks to Matt Sexson from the University of Alaska about his work studying the spectabled...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Sep 2011

  • Protecting the Spectacled Eider

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    Protecting the Spectacled Eider Creative commons image Icon 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
  • What is avian pox - and how can I help the fight against it? Creative commons image Icon seabrookeleckie.com under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    What is avian pox - and how can I help the fight against it?

    By Dr Patricia Ash

    Is there a risk of an avian pox epidemic in the UK? What can be done to help avoid it?

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Aug 2011

  • What is avian pox - and how can I help the fight against it?

    What is avian pox - and how can I help the fight against it? Creative commons image Icon seabrookeleckie.com under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Aug 2011
    Is there a risk of an avian pox epidemic in the UK? What can be done to help avoid it?

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  • Migration

    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special reference to birds, and also introducing the themes of movement,...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2016

  • 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...
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