The ESA recommendations reflect these traditional practices, which include delaying the cutting of hay until August and cutting from the centre of the field outwards to enable birds such as corncrakes
to escape to neighbouring fields.
Then, in the blink of an eye, the corncrake
The Commission concluded that two sites known as Soren and Gleggen, which are important for Corncrake
and other meadow-breeding birds, were wrongly excluded from the SPA, and that the Austrian authorities had not applied correctly relevant EU nature conservation legislation when they authorised the road project.
is, at first sight, an unlikely symbol for anything.
The number of corncrakes
, known for its rasping call, fell by 39% between 2014 and last year.
Whilst on the Island, Minister McIlveen took a tour of the RSPBs refurbished West Light Seabird Centre, where she discussed with RSPB NI Director, Joanne Sherwood, the ongoing work between the RSPB, RDCA, and NIEA in protecting marine life and encouraging the return of birds such as the corncrake
Tiffany Graves is a constant delight as Lois (Bianca), aspiring Shakespearean with a corncrake
voice, naive ingenue with a past (and, possibly, a present) and the perfect interpreter of Always True to You.
Michael Reeves, Andrew Grant LLP: Parmjit Gill, Eversheds; Russell Dunleavy, Corncrake
The westernmost island also reported a corncrake
and two Richard's pipits, with another in Wader passage has slowed, but 40 knots and a grey plover were a nice find from the hide at The Spinnies.
OUR last trip to London Zoo looks at some of their conservation work - from the Nepalese one-horned rhino to tiny frogs and a sweet British bird, the corncrake
The bird, which spends its winters in West Africa before returning to Inch Island in Donegal to nest, is on the endangered species list along with the Golden Eagle and the Corncrake
BirdLife also pointed out that out of the 453 or so species of bird regularly found in Europe, around one-third were reliant on sustainable farming for their future survival, with those at most immediate risk including the corncrake
, the red-backed shrike and the great bustard.