Under a nest: protected gulls roost on roof of Dorset police car | Wildlife

You may think they have plenty of conventional spots – cliffs, islands, seaside rooftops, chimney pots – to nest on. But a pair of herring gulls have opted to construct their nest on the roof of a Dorset police car, taking it out of action because they are a protected species and cannot be disturbed. … Read more

Wing and a preyer: Salisbury Cathedral’s star falcon flies nest to Guernsey | Birds

A young male peregrine falcon that hatched at Salisbury Cathedral two years ago and became an internet star during the early days of the first Covid lockdown has spread its wings and reached the island of Guernsey, more than 100 miles away. Osmund, the only male of four chicks raised on the cathedral tower in … Read more