The history of Cirl Buntings in Cornwall [part 2] Click here to view the article published in Palores earlier this year which cover the period from the Millenium up to 2009.
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This is a copy of Stuart Croft’s summary published on Birdguides. Stuart will be joining us on some of the bird cruises this winter. This year marked the fifth year of the Cirl Bunting Reintroduction Project — a joint venture between the RSPB, Paignton Zoo, the National Trust and Natural England to re-establish the Cirl Bunting in Cornwall. Male Cirl Bunting feeding a newly fledged chick (photo: Stuart Croft). The year saw a continued increase in the breeding population, which now stands [...]
This article was recently written for ‘ Palores’, the newsletter of the Cornwall Birdwatching and Preservation Society. Are you a member? BACK FROM THE BRINK A HISTORY OF THE CIRL BUNTING IN CORNWALL. PART 1 THE 19TH and 20TH CENTURIES. The first of this two part article examines the decline of the Cirl Bunting in Cornwall and later will report on the success of the re-introduction project in the county as part of the RSPB recovery programme. The Cirl Bunting [...]