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The new 'Big Bird'
Scientists observe the development of a new bird species for the first time.
Ingenious trick helps repair the damaged wing of a tawny owl.
Wandering albatross on Bird Island in South Georgia
A new long-term study sheds light on potential threats to these long-lived birds.
Plastic waste floating in a harbour in the Maldives, Indian Ocean
Plastic debris in the world’s oceans is causing many ecological problems, and now it’s transporting alien species around the globe.
The firefighters used a ladder to access the tank
Emergency services save Brock from a sewage tank.
The response of peppered moth caterpillars to a gradient in dowel luminance
The ability of larvae of the peppered moth has surprised scientists.
The results of the awards celebrating biological recorders have been revealed.
Three species of heron in one photograph
An unusual event was photographed at an RSPB reserve in northern England.
Vultures flying from their enclosure
Conservationists celebrate largest single release of iconic scavengers.
Oncodopus janetae
A number of recently described bush-cricket species could prove to be surprising in a variety of ways.
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