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Episode 8

Saving Species, Series 2 Episode 8 of 30

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 14 June 2011

8/30 Britain is internationally important for seabird species. There are colonies of Gannets, Fulmars, Manx Shearwaters, Puffins, Guillemots, Razor Bills, Greater Black-backed Gulls and Storm Petrels to name just a few. In recent years there have been reports that the breeding success of British seabirds is in decline although unusually cold winters in the last two years might have slowed this decline. To find out the latest about the UK's seabird populations Brett Westwood will be on the Farne Islands, with guests - And live with the National Trust from an Arctic Tern colony on the Northumberland coast south of Seahouses.

Kelvin Boot will be in the Saving Species studio in Bristol.

Presenter: Kelvin Boot
Producer: Mary Colwell
Editor: Julian Hector.

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