Models on beaches aim to attract birds
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Little tern models attract real ones to Essex beaches

The RSPB is using replica birds to help persuade rare seabirds to nest on beaches.

Life-sized ceramic models of little terns have been placed at Old Hall Marshes Nature Reserve in Maldon - to suggest to real birds that it might be a good place to lay their eggs.

The wildlife charity says the technique has been successful in other parts of the country.

  • 02 Jun 2018
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