Women Who Saved the Birds  -  Tessa Boars

Why have the women who saved British birds from the millinery trade been overlooked?  

Tessa Boars has been looking into this question and the history of the RSPB, Britain’s biggest bird conservation charity.  The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds was born through the valiant efforts of a handful of forgotten women.  Tessa's talk at the British Bird Fair at Rutland 2018 was well received and of interet to all bird enthusiasts.

 

The BOS conducted a survey of Yellowhammers in the first 2 weeks of July 2018 to determine their population abundance, distribution and breeding status. All members and the general public were invited to participate. Read more ...

A survey of breeding birds, conducted using 3 visits over 3 months to a random 1km square. Read more ...

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