Wednesday, November 7, 2007

British bird news

Two bits of British bird news:

British birds have had their worst breeding season ever during 2007, due especially to bad weather in early summer. See more about this story here.

News today from the Outer Hebrides, (officially known by the Gaelic name, Na h-Eileanan Siar) an island chain off the west coast of Scotland - a Mourning Dove was reported there today. This common North American species is very rare on that side of the Atlantic.

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