July nature news

July 31st, 2010 | by nick |

Un urogallo cantábrico macho en celo

Apologies to regular readers. I’ve been neglecting this blog recently as I’ve been working feverously on the wildworld project. Here are a few news items I’ve missed:

Project to save the capercaillie in Asturias and Cantabria (RTVE) Only 500 birds are left in the entire Cantabrian mountains (above photo)

80 loggerhead turtles released in Cabo de Gata A total of 376 are to be set free

Lammergeyer return to the Picos de Europa Historic release of two females in the Picos de Europa, the first for 70 years. See also Lisa’s description of the release here.

Female lynx found dead in Sierra Morena

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