Tag Archives: habitat creation

Tree of the month: Willow

This photograph of willow leaves, provided to the Centre for Biosciences Imagebank by Prof Paul F. Brain at the University of Wales, Swansea, illustrates an instalment in my Tree of the Month series. I base this series (‘ogham’ tag) loosely … Continue reading

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Saving English woodland birds

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from Cornwall is about bullfinches; one of the British woodland birds species. From Wildlife Extra: Work to save woodland birds to take place in Worcestershire Rare birds to benefit from woodland…

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Restoring woods and creating new ones

Across most of the British Isles, the natural climax vegetation is woodland. Climax vegetation is the vegetation that appears on land, given long enough without human interference or natural disaster. We’ve lost most of our islands’ woodland cover over the … Continue reading

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Wetland birds

The British wetlands are special places, providing habitats for special birds. My fellow blogger, Finn Holding, told us about waders at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)’s reserve at Titchwell. Another blogger, petrel41, told us how waders … Continue reading

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Creating ecosystems

Wouldn’t it be great to repair damaged ecosystems and to create new ones? In Britain when planners allow developments to go ahead, there’s often an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). I myself did EIA when I was a consultant ecologist in … Continue reading

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