How Birds Use Our Waters – Part 2: UK Territorial Waters

May 28, 2021

 



In Will's last blog post for UK Youth for Nature’s oceans campaign, he looked at how our coasts are crucial in supporting a huge diversity of bird species all year round. This time, he travels further out into our territorial waters, to see how the fate of the seabirds which call our shores home is inextricably tied to the health of our oceans.


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How Birds Use Our Waters – Part 1: Coastal Birds

May 20, 2021


When thinking about animals which use the marine environment, birds might not be the first to come to mind. However, the UK is responsible for globally important numbers of birds which use our shores and seas in some way. As part of UK Youth for Nature’s oceans campaign, I’ll be journeying from our coastlines, into territorial waters, and finally beyond to the high seas, to show how birds rely on these environments, as well as the threats they face.

For the first post in this three part series, I’ll be looking into the species which live along our shores. With over 31,000 kilometres of coastline, there is plenty of habitat available for our coastal birds, and they are alive with activity all year round.


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