The QT

Saturday 18 May 2024
18/05/2024

Conservation

Kittiwake Hotels open for business

Two new Tyneside hotels are now open for business – but it will be several weeks before they expect to welcome their first guests. The ‘hotels’ have been erected on top of the towers at the Gateshead side of the Tyne Bridge. It is hoped they will provide nesting ledges for kittiwakes when they return …

Northumberland chicks spread their wings

The French Connection has delivered news of a Northumberland osprey in its wintering grounds in Senegal in Africa more than 3,000 miles from the Kielder Forest nest where the bird hatched. French ornithologist Jean-Marie Dupart was surveying ospreys in the Saloum Delta national park, which has many miles of unspoilt waterways. He came across and …

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