RSPB campaign

RSPB England has issued a Twitter thread in order to highlight the dangers of the proposals to relax the controls which protects UK wildlife. It says:

“This Government has today launched an attack on nature. We don’t use the words that follow lightly. We are entering uncharted territory.

What the Government has proposed in today’s mini-budget on top of yesterday’s announcements potentially tears up the most fundamental legal protections our remaining wildlife has.

“The government has agreement in principle with 38 areas to establish tax-cutting Investment Zones which will drive growth & unlock housing development.” says the Treasury.

And it … Read more

September 2022

Friday 30th

Addlestone GPs: Green Sandpiper (J Snell).

Beddington Farmlands: Ruff flew south-mid morning; also Brambling south, Water Pipit, Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Pintail on North Lake, 7 Green Sandpipers and Common Sandpiper (A Dutta).

Box Hill: Redstart (S Gale).

Frensham Outlet Pond: Great Egret mid-morning then flew south-west at 09:58; 6th Frensham record (S Peters).

Holmethorpe SP: Common Sandpiper at Spyne’s Mere (G Hay).

Island Barn Reservoir: 180 Barnacle Geese and 2 Wheatears (T Quinn).

Wimbledon Common: Wheatear (Jon Reeves).

Thursday 29th

Cranleigh: Curlew flew over Vachery Lane at 11:25 (D McKenzie).… Read more