Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 17, 2017

Record Year for Britain’s Loudest Bird

The Express and Star report

Numbers of “booming” male bitterns hit new highs as once-extinct bird continues to bounce back.

Bitterns, a wetland bird which was extinct in the UK, are booming with populations at a record high, conservationists have said.

The number of “Britain’s loudest bird” increased in 2017, with experts who use the foghorn-like booming call of the males to survey the species counting at least 164 birds at 71 sites, compared to 162 booming males at 78 sites last year.

Read more at https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2017/11/09/record-year-for-britains-loudest-bird/#2SX920XBeYFTICbE.99


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