Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 29, 2022

RSPB: Bitterns make booming recovery in UK wetlands 

The Guardian Reports

Britain’s loudest bird, the “booming” bittern, is making a recovery after almost disappearing from the UK twice.

The RSPB reported the birds had had a “record-breaking year” in 2021, with 228 males counted, up from 209 in 2019.

Ornithologist Dr Alex Lees described it as a “spectacular conservation success story” thanks to the restoration of wetland habitats.

Read more at RSPB: Bitterns make booming recovery in UK wetlands – BBC News


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