Thanks a million...
Thanks a million...16 Mar 2011
To the 2700 volunteer ringers who helped set a new record. A whopping 1,047,092 birds were ringed in 2010 – the first time the million mark has been achieved in Britain and Ireland in a single year, giving a tremendous boost for bird conservation.
A Yellowhammer in Aberdeenshire and a Coal Tit in Gwent, both ringed at 2.00pm on 5 December hold claim to the millionth bird. Read the latest ringing report.
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