Colour-marked Waterbirds in the Severn Estuary

Birdwatchers are being asked to look out for colour-ringed and dye-marked waders and ducks on and around the Severn Estuary. BTO alongside WWT are working on a project to understand more about the home ranges of three species of waders (Curlew, Redshank and Dunlin) and a range of duck species on the Severn Estuary between Newport... Continue Reading →

Potential Impact of Severn Tidal Power Development

In October 2010, the Government announced: that it does not see a strategic case to bring forward a tidal energy scheme in the Severn estuary at this time (Severn Tidal Power, Feasibility Conclusions). In this month's British Birds, a short article reports BTOs findings on the potential impact that each of the proposed five alternative developments... Continue Reading →

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