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The primary aim of the bird group is to establish the population and distribution of Lapwing and Curlew, and to begin to map the distribution of other species of conservation interest. The target species have varied from year to year, there were 13 in 2011.

The habitats used in the area by 5 target species (hedgerow and farmland birds) were recorded in 2008 and 2009. Results were published in the annual report, and led to the production of the leaflet ‘Please Help Hedgerow Birds.’

The report on the Save Our Curlews project can be read here



A leaflet describing the best way to look after hedgerows for the benefit of birds and other wildlife can be downloaded here.

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News & Activities

Cause for Celebration! A message from Michelle Frater

On 21 November 2013, UCCWG held its Annual Public Meeting. I was delighted to be able to chat to several members, and thank you for your contributions to the group’s work. Those who came along heard a series of impressive presentations detailing the achievements of...

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Nestbox Scheme – getting prepared for the breeding season

Nest monitoring is a key part of our Small Woodland Species Nestbox Scheme.  Before April, relocate any boxes as required. Check that the lids are sound & replace wires if necessary. From mid-April onwards, check your boxes to see if nest-building has started;...

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To download the ‘Dippers in the River Teme Catchment’ 2010 report click – Shropshire Dippers Report 2010. See the summary below.The Groups received start-up funding from the Community Wildlife Groups in the Shropshire Hills LEADER Project. Part financed by the...

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