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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 20.5 June 2009

Boom or bust – a sustainable future for reedbeds and Bitterns?

By - Andy Brown, Graham White, Simon Wotton, Alastair Burn, Rob Cunningham, Andrew Dodd, Nick Droy, Gillian Gilbert, Sue Rees, Richard Gregory

This article brings together the latest information on the state and future of the UK Bittern Botaurus stellaris population. It also highlights the pressures facing the Suffolk coast and the implications this has for the UK Bittern population. It identifies the need to bring conservation organisations and landowners together in order to secure a sustainable future for reedbeds and Bitterns. 

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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