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RSPB @Natures_Voice Sandy, UK

The official national twitter account for the RSPB, sharing the ups & downs of nature.

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Joined Twitter 1/20/09


@Ollieco24589842 @BarnOwlCentre @BarnOwlTrust @HerefordshireWT @BarnOwlsNI @Hawkandowluk @_BTO @BTO_GLOShttps://t.co/zezWCOk8Ut @JamesWestPhoto1 @HantsIWWildlife @savebutterflies @ukbutterflies @britbutterflies @NatureUK @Britnatureguidehttps://t.co/IfXeYDyZOg @ArburySafari @ArburySafari They can really move when they want to! 💨 🐌 @MorvienR @worcesterpark @Team4Nature @savebutterflies @MothIDUK @BritishMoths @Britnatureguide @BBCCountryfilehttps://t.co/sS0I0dgGYg @mikejibson @mikejibson What a wonderful sighting! 😊Great to see it had such an admiring audience. @isobel_senjo @isobel_senjo That's great to see. Hope it continues to make a steady recovery! 👍 @RoseHabberley @IMcMillan @nybirdnews @RoseHabberley @IMcMillan @nybirdnews What a beauty! Thanks for sharing 👍 @sykesjeff @YorksWildlife @Britnatureguide @iNatureUK @BirdWatchingMag @NatureUK @Lancswildlife @WildlifeTrustshttps://t.co/2fBhTqxpHq @ArburySafari Hungry snails paid a visit? 😉 @YorkshireTom10 Oh dear! ;) @Pandabacon An interesting mix. Does everyone get on OK? 😮 @Alanmfrost1 Do you have a hedgehog home and a bee hotel by any chance? ;) @d7500photos Nice to see the otter making an appearance! 🦦😍 @GarethPc1237 😝 @OneSlimes Looks like your other garden visitors are making up for it? ;) @rebeccasherwin All waterfowl, all the time? 😊Using only emojis, how would you describe your local wildlife?! 🐦🌳🌻🦋 https://t.co/Nnhj4koocq @Janetmoorhouse6 Glad the bird was okay - unfortunately, even the safest feeders can be a hazard at times, but it w… https://t.co/srYqqlUPxO @Matthew_Leyshon @newquay Hi there - that's a juvenile starling. They fledge with a dull brown plumage and moult in… https://t.co/w3Ij6WEwyV @bibohibo ... so they will often remain out of sight until the moult is finished. There is also an abundance of nat… https://t.co/v5pfZB7jXj @bibohibo Following the nesting season, many young birds will disperse into new territories whilst the adult birds… https://t.co/wPR5PTSE4e @kneelem Hi there - yes, that's right. It's likely an escapee from a captive collection, but should be fine in the… https://t.co/1zndjlcY9b @NickGammage Once they become independent, young birds will still 'beg' for food in the hopes that their parents a… https://t.co/rHTiWxrb4i @Janetmoorhouse6 Hi there - Sorry to hear that this happened 😔 Was it one of our RSPB feeders?Check out this recent blog from @RSPBScience by Dr Paul Gaffney on his work with RSPB centre for conservation scie… https://t.co/uMjAcEgYYE
Retweeted by RSPBCatch up with @JamesNaturalist interviewing Callie from @ReservaYLT ! 🐻 And yes, the rumours are true - it does fe… https://t.co/Y6L4xScnLr
Retweeted by RSPB @AndWhitehouse @TheBirdfair @LEGO_Group Amazing! @Hylian_Grouch @TheBirdfair @LEGO_Group Green spaces are important in Lego, too!📹VIDEO: From eggs to fledged! In the heart of lockdown, seven eggs were seized from a property on a police warran… https://t.co/oYcCtY82j0
Retweeted by RSPBWe feel like we could all do these at home this year, @TheBirdfair! Has anybody ever made #Lego wildlife? Let us s… https://t.co/Y79iIydV9y @PuffinWhisper @BBCEarth @Britnatureguide @PuffinWhisper @BBCEarth @Britnatureguide That's... impressive! @blueeyes942 @blueeyes942 Nature's got a bit braver during lockdown! @B123Bradley We have felt a *little* bit let down by the weather forecast here at RSPB HQ!We're looking forward to seeing @RSPBEngland contributing to the @NaturalEngland consultation about the future mana… https://t.co/NlkUMzO0wyA great example of partnership and community engagement is that of @cumbriawildlife - check out the amazing work th… https://t.co/2NpCkqanr6We have been advocating beaver reintroduction for years, and would love to see them restored to their former range!… https://t.co/SMcBsLHBSYThis is a timely decision by @DefraGovUK, as @BeaverTrust and @DevonWildlife are leading an exciting collaboration… https://t.co/WEzGnwCMJwAmazing news for @DevonWildlife, and for nature - wild living #beavers can now stay in Devon! 🎉🎉 Here's a #Thread 👇👇 https://t.co/Bei4Xq2pjwIt’s the summer holidays! ☀️ What are your plans for the next few weeks? Are you going to get out in nature, or do… https://t.co/njcIfZbRFz @Puddle575 will also go into hiding whilst they moult after the breeding season, as this takes up a lot of energy a… https://t.co/HGCZjlPLDy @Puddle575 Hi there! Predators and prey have lived alongside each other for thousands of years so this shouldn't b… https://t.co/5mWsuN6eMT @Greendales1 Hi there. Looks like a common candy-striped spider to us! Take a look and see what you think: https://t.co/BC1d8AuuDW 😊🕷 @glynpierson Hi there! We would say this is a female common darter. Excellent shot, thank you for sharing it with us 😊📢Good news! Birds rescued from an egg collection at a property in Huddersfield have been successfully released into… https://t.co/XjZ15ZwJPW
Retweeted by RSPBIt's going to be a beautiful day! What wildlife are you hoping to see today? It's the perfect weather to enjoy natu… https://t.co/E3Pq84EcGF
8/6
2020
@PaulJ13Dad @RSPBDoveStone @PaulJ13Dad @RSPBDoveStone Collecting the set! 😊 Lovely pictures. @StormchaserAl @Birds_UK @StormchaserAl @Birds_UK What lovely sightings. Thanks for sharing! @capturedbymrsl @capturedbymrsl They can be pretty lively! 😊 @MissR_Danielle @RSPCA_official @MissR_Danielle @RSPCA_official Hi Romy, as we're a conservation charity we can't t… https://t.co/DsGr5PXClZ @mr_mike_parker @harbourbirds @NatureofDorset @DorsetBirdClub @DorsetWildlife @SightingDOR @BTO_Dorset @CHOG_birdshttps://t.co/0hjPFrP3o1Starlings are known for their shining iridescent plumage, but juveniles often catch people out - their matt brown f… https://t.co/5tfF1agM6N @Jo_Ilott This is a dock bug! It has chunky antennae because this is a late instar nymph rather than an adult. You… https://t.co/pUPut3TsCE @LizzieBanniste4 Beautiful pictures! @Bexbel They're basically gymnasts!NEW BLOG: Another red kite has vanished in suspicious circumstances in the North Pennines AONB. This is the third t… https://t.co/DI5xgewAsw
Retweeted by RSPB @victorthevole Oh wow! @DrRJWarren You're the winner for the most alliteration used in a reply so far - & two types! 🙌 @BakinBikr @The_PhotoBattle Perfect pigeon description! @SloTaylor Amazing alliteration! @lrjlo Excellent 😍 @d_sankey Love a nibbling nuthatch!Newsflash 💥 Rings and bracelets are out! Moths are in! Special points to anyone who can name these moths 😉 📷: Mi… https://t.co/XLKMXKC7GF
Retweeted by RSPBWake up! ☕ What wildlife have you seen on this wonderful Wednesday? (Extra points if you alliterate your answer...… https://t.co/6Ub65Ha0ByThe challengers could only answer one out of three Back from the Brink questions correctly - check out the link bel… https://t.co/vxNHvetyjs
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8/5
2020
@littleclibe @NCBPDuncombe @VisitHelmsley @WoodlandTrust @NatureUK @Britnatureguide @littleclibe @NCBPDuncombehttps://t.co/rK0ReaOcAG @littleclibe @MuncasterCastle @WoodlandTrust @WildlifeMag @WildlifeTrusts @NatureUK @Britnatureguide @operation_owlhttps://t.co/JduOboGnFT @chrisburch What a majestic bird 👐 @Starlight_Bliss That is an unusual composition! 🥕 @Clairey2112 Must be such a joy to be able to watch them hunt so close to home! Incredible pics. 🙌 @Topbell Beautiful capture!You voted to learn more about short eared owls, so here's a fact! You can tell when an owl hunts by the colour of t… https://t.co/1kOiWN7sIh @victorthevole In case this isn't what we cover in the post, short-eared owls breed primarily in Northern England a… https://t.co/mp9l4lZwdm @Mrz__Black Hi there! Sounds like the "yaffle" of a green woodpecker to us 😊🎶Today is #OwlAwarenessDay and we plan to celebrate them with a post later - which species of owl would you like to know more about?As we move through the month of August our heathlands will change colour as the heather turns pink, so we are showc… https://t.co/cWHTmKJba8 @Geoff_Head_Pics Hi there! Tricky lighting and angle, but we would say dunnock. Awesome photo 😊 @StalycraftDesi1 Hi there! This is a muscovy duck 😊 @icapturemyworld Hi there! This looks like a juvenile robin to us 😊 @66grumpy @Team4Nature Hi there 😊 did you get any pictures closer to the bee? Unfortunately we can't make out enough detail to identify it. @DbDegrees Hi there - it can be hard to tell the difference between smooth and palmate newts without seeing their u… https://t.co/81tePa1J5t @GraemePeacock1 Hi - feeding the birds can sometimes attract rats and other wildlife looking for a snack. However,… https://t.co/nwfe5yFyBB @linainiwos Hi there! Looks like a juvenile dipper to us. Great spot 😊 @lewisjnewman @WildlifeTrusts @lewisjnewman @WildlifeTrusts What a stunning photograph! @DannyE_Stories Hi there - disappearances at this time of year are often down to the moult (refreshing feathers aft… https://t.co/47GgTdlJBwThere's still time to take part in the Big #ButterflyCount for @savebutterflies! 🦋Last year over 113,500 people joi… https://t.co/vOmtIZJliE @MissGarner74 Hi there - thanks for your patience. We are thinking Steatoda nobilis, take a look at the information… https://t.co/qOZDbCMx28 @NiaJustNia235 Hi there - this looks like a common gull to us. Do you have pictures of the legs? It might be a resu… https://t.co/Dgxshc39Cr⏰LAST DAY to call for an end to burning upland peatlands! Wet, unburned bogs support more craneflies, which feed… https://t.co/E2qVgrGZb4
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8/4
2020
@lynnburgess99 @lynnburgess99 Nice spot! 🌳👀 @NotSoBigDave @RSPBScotland @NotSoBigDave @RSPBScotland Maybe next time! 🐬 Looks gorgeous either way. @lizrichards703 @BreconBeaconsNP @Britnatureguide @NatureUK @lizrichards703 @BreconBeaconsNP @Britnatureguidehttps://t.co/LPOa70GmRh @susalling Certainly looks like it's doing the trick! Hope it continues to be so popular. 😊💧Don't forget to think of your feathered friends when you're basking in the heat this week! Making sure they've got… https://t.co/9B6UsvorkzThe Conservation #ScienceAwards are back! It's time to nominate your students for an outstanding PhD in… https://t.co/fSfLm2rWSq
Retweeted by RSPBSome good and some worrying news about turtle dove conservation both here in the UK and across their flyway… https://t.co/nZlyIGtdq0
Retweeted by RSPB @ProctorVic @SoSSwifts Amazing, fingers crossed you get visitors soon! :) @clemmons83 How lovely! @Sleepyparadise 🐸💙 @DSMchic Oooh how exciting, what did you spot? @mike196013 Amazing!
8/3
2020

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