RSPB unveil plan to extend reserve for barnacle geese



Conservationists have today launched an urgent appeal to help protect a key Scottish site for migrating geese.
Every year around 400,000 barnacle geese fly from their nesting grounds in Svalbard, Norway, to spend the winter on the Solway Firth.
A quarter of them settle at a 370-hectare nature reserve at Mersehead in Dumfries, which has been owned by RSPB Scotland for the past two decades.
Now the conservation charity plans to extend the site by a further 112 hectares to provide a bigger haven for the geese and other rare and important wildlife that call it home.
The extra land will link two... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 70
Source: Scotsman
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