- 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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... singly or in pairs, soaring in thermals along with other scavengers and birds of prey, or perched on the ground or atop a building ... Young birds have been heard making a hissing croak in flight ... In Spain, summer roosts are formed mainly by immature birds ...
... Annet has long had a reputation for being the best island for breeding birds and Jessie Mothersole visiting in 1910 described the island thus ″Annet is known by the name of " Bird ... Numbers of breeding birds have fallen over the years and in the last 150 years some of the threats have been recorded ... to pieces, broke in all the Shearwaters' holes, probably destroying many birds, and made a ruin of everything ...
... The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds - their distribution and abundance (ISBN 0-85661-091-7) is an ornithological atlas published for the European Bird Census Council ... The atlas was the first to present grid-square distribution maps for all breeding birds at a Europe-wide level ... atlas presents the results of the European Bird Census Council's European Ornithological Atlas project, the fieldwork for which was carried out between 1985 and 1988 ...
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Happy enough to chat and play
With birds and rabbits and such as they,
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