Cause of Blue Tit deaths identified

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(Republished with permission from BirdGuides https://www.birdguides.com/news/cause-of-blue-tit-deaths-identified/). The mystery behind thousands of Blue Tit deaths in Germany in recent weeks has been solved, according to conservation group NABU. The cause has been confirmed by scientists as the bacterium Suttonella ornithocola, which causes pneumonia in affected birds. This bacterium has only been … Continued

Seabird oiling incident

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Oiled birds are coming ashore on the south and east coasts of the Isle of Man from the Point of Ayre to the Calf of Man. Our sources in DEFA report (23rd March 2020) that: 'Marine Operations have been notified … Continued

Swift action needed

Manx BirdLife and the Manx Ornithological Society are taking action for one of the island’s most remarkable and enigmatic species. The organisations are working together to gather vital information about the Isle of Man’s Swift population. As well as installing … Continued

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