Monday, June 23, 2014

RSPB Scotland intensifies its campaign against Flow Country wind farm proposal

Britain's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), which is usually pro-wind power, has criticized plans to build 47 wind turbines in Flow Country in the Scottish Highlands, home to the rare Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola), which has only thirty pairs of birds nesting in the whole of the UK.
The wood sandpiper is one of Britain's rarest breeding birds - image: Gordon Biggs

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