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Habitat management news

By - John Day

The Willow Tit parus montanus has declined by 70% since the 1970s, and as a result is the subject of ongoing research by the RSPB and others into the resons for this decline. One of the species' strongholds is around the post-industrial sites of West Manchester, including the Wigan Flashes. The area around the flashes comprises mostly quite young wet woodlands, established naturally and through planting on mainly post-industrial spoil and remnant arable fields.

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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