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June 23rd, 2010

Bring back the chough

...and that's what seems to be happening back home on Jersey.

A breeding programme has begun at Jersey's zoo in order to re-introduce the Red-billed Chough to the island. The bird, Britain's rarest crow, has been absent from Jersey for more than 100 years.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust has a colony of the birds which it aims to reintroduce to the coastline.
Read more.

I'm looking forward to photographing them...