In a pro-active partnership with WWF and landowners, the ORCT is securing Important Bird Areas to preserve for all species. This will have a positive impact on the breeding of the Black Harrier.
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My voice reached a high falsetto squeak on the very edge of hysteria. This was the third evening of a field trip, which included about 50 rares, most of them entirely new to us. We were exhausted both mentally and physically.
Last month we were lucky enough to receive a visit from lichen expert Professor Volkmar Wirth from Germany. Prof Wirth opened our eyes to the extraordinary diversity of lichen species to be found within the reserve, finding about 30 species in a relatively short space of time.