Category Archives: Birds

Birds make diplomatic moves

Ornithology is very rarely linked to international geo-politics, but conservation of the Red Crowned Cranes and Black-faced Spoonbills in the Korean peninsula, as well as the water-birds of the East Asian-Australian Flyway and the glorious avifauna of Colombia, have highlighted … Continue reading

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Where poppies blow

Melissa Harrison in The Financial Times reviews ‘Where Poppies Blow’: What an interesting man John Lewis-Stempel is. A farmer, nature writer and historian, he has written extensively on the British military and the First World War; he won the 2015 … Continue reading

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