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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 27.4 April 2016

A history of the White Stork in Britain

By - Derek Gow, Coral Edgcumbe

The authors unearth the evidence of the White Stork’s existence in Britain in centuries past, and wonder whether there is a case for its reintroduction.

It is not known when the White Stork Ciconia ciconia ceased to breed in Britain. In fact, we have no clear indication of where the last of their ancient, colonial nesting sites may have been nor a clear understanding of why this bird failed to survive in the UK.

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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