As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Project to reintroduce cirl bunting to Cornwall is hailed as a great success


Project to reintroduce cirl bunting to Cornwall is hailed as a great success


By Western Morning News | Posted: December 05, 2014

There are encouraging signs that the cirl bunting population in Cornwall is on its way to becoming self-sustaining

A project to bring the rare cirl bunting back to Cornwall is celebrating its best year to date

Cornwall’s re-introduced population of cirl buntings has this year seen its best ever breedingproductivity, with 39 pairs producing over 100 fledglings at the Roseland site. With the population showing every sign of becoming established, this novel project to reintroduce a passerine in Europe has so far been a great success.

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