1996 in Birding and Ornithology - Europe - Britain - Breeding Birds

Breeding Birds

  • The only breeding pair of Golden Eagles in England hatch a chick for the first time in three years at Haweswater.
  • 580 singing male Corncrakes are counted, up from 537 in 1995.
  • The first inland breeding of Avocets in modern times takes place at a site in London. However breeding success at coastal colonies in East Anglia is poor.
  • A pair of Hoopoes successfully breed in Mid Wales.

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