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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 11.1 October 1999

Saving the Cirl Bunting... and lots more

By - Leigh Lock

My first contact with the Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus was at Beachy Head, Sussex, in 1980. By chance I came across a couple of birdwatchers who were watching a small brown lump preched on a gorse bush. As I got my binoculars on it, it disappeared. Two years later, all the Cirl Buntings had disappeared from Sussex.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist