Zoo keeper Amy Vercoe with the two chicks. There’s not much black about them just yet! © Chester Zoo
THE UK’S ONLY black stork (Ciconia nigra) chicks are currently being hand-reared at Chester Zoo. Keeper Amy Vercoe said: “The stork eggs were abandoned by their parents and so we stepped in to take care of them.
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Snowy owl Queen had a badly broken wing, which had to be amputated.
A BADLY ABUSED snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) called Queen has been nursed back to health
by staff at a new bird-of-prey centre near Stourbridge in Staffordshire, after having a
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A group of Chilean flamingos (Phoenicopterus chilensis) have laid eggs for the first time in three years thanks to the help of seductive music.
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Great white egrets (Ardea alba) are nesting in the UK for the first time. A round-the-clock protection programme at Natural England's Shapwick Heath nature reserve in Somerset is guaranteeing that the nesting pair is not disturbed by egg thieves.
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A confederation of conservationists, scientists and farming experts are attempting to save the turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) by setting up a new project called Operation Turtle Dove.
See Cage & Aviary Birds May 23 issue to read the full story.