Thursday, September 01, 2005

'Worst seabird season on record'

Same bad news for seabirds as last year...

"Seabird colonies in Scotland have suffered one of the worst breeding seasons on record, experts have warned. Reserves run by RSPB Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) and the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) have seen major failures of some species. Breeding has been poor in guillemot, puffin, kittiwake and razorbill colonies, particularly in the west coast reserves. "

Link: Full Story from BBC News

Atlantic Puffin image courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service

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