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Lesser Black-backed Gull. Sam Whitfield
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Gulls allowed?

Stories of rampaging 'seagulls' dominate column inches in the holiday season. Our BTO gull experts take a look at the facts behind the headlines.

Blue Tit. Edmund Fellowes

A Blue Tit diary

Hazel McCambridge walks through the diary of an average Blue Tit during the breeding season.

Tagged Lesser Black-backed Gull. Gary Clewley

Bird tracking - a masterclass

Phil Atkinson explains the technology behind tracking.

Whooper Swan. Sarah Kelman

Bird migration - a masterclass

Steve Portugal explains why and how birds undertake long and perilous migratory journeys.