pre-emptively caught some New Zealand dotterels
deemed at risk.
Rising temperatures are already causing a decline in Britain's population of Arctic birds, such as ptarmigans and dotterels
, which live in the Cairngorms.
Miller's plans fell apart when an apparent technical gaffe meant it could not boost its bid when Dotterel
upped its offer.
But the bid, by their vehicle Dotterel
, was quickly topped by Miller.
Oddie hopes to focus his well-travelled binoculars on the crested tit, capercaillie, ptarmigan, osprey, dotterel
and golden eagle.
For the second successive Monday, a Dotterel
was on the Great Orme, while more elusive was a Bee-eater heard over Conwy town last Friday.
featured in a remarkable spring passage on the Great Orme, with wood warbler, ring ouzel, pied and spotted flycatcher and a black redstart present for over a week.
Pierce (1989) reported a similar finding of male settlement nearer natal sites for the Banded Dotterel
(Charadrius bicinctus) in New Zealand.
It tells its members that it could eventually mean the end of mountain birds like the ptarmigan and dotterel
, while many waders will go when their wetlands dry up.
The 'Morritt circular' begins over lush pastureland where a dotterel
pretends to hirple as it lures us away from its simple grass-level nest.
But lawyers for the MBO team, operating through the takeover vehicle Dotterel
, spotted that the wording did not say Miller could increase its bid in the event of a rival offer of 200p exactly.
Last Friday, their buy-back vehicle, Dotterel
, increased its bid from pounds 80 million to pounds 94 million.