BEAVER SPECIES JOY

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The RSPB has wel­comed the Scot­tish Govern­ment’s de­ci­sion to class the beaver as a na­tive species. Dun­can Orr-ewing, Head of Species and Land Man­age­ment for RSPB Scot­land, called it a “land­mark de­ci­sion”, and said that the RSPB is in full sup­port of the move. He added that he was look­ing for­ward to the bio­di­ver­sity ben­e­fits that the species would bring to RSPB such as cre­at­ing ponds that im­prove breed­ing and feed­ing habi­tats for many bird species. city cen­tres, such as Rock Doves and Star­lings. I could never dis­miss a bird as ‘rub­bish’, even the com­mon­place has charm. More­over, one of the great avian sights is the swirling aerial artistry of massed Star­lings turn­ing as one and de­scend­ing to roost. I con­cede that there are ‘weed’ birds, a term I’ve just in­vented to de­scribe birds that are great to see where they be­long, but not where they have been in­tro­duced. In Aus­tralia and New Zealand Com­mon My­nas are ev­ery­where out-com­pet­ing the lo­cals, ex­cel­lent to see in north­ern In­dia, not so great

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