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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 18.4 April 2007

The BTO's Nest Record Scheme – the value of counting your eggs before they hatch

By - Dave Leech

As I write, I have one eye focused on a potter trap in the back garden, waiting for a Blackbird Turdus merula to throw caution to the wind in pursuit of a slice of apple. If she succumbs to temptation, a numbered ring will be placed on her leg that will, if recovered, provide information about her movements and subsequent survival. 

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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