Thank you for sharing this! I love seeing successful local actions like this. People often feel there’s nothing we can do, but everything you do to improve things locally has an effect. Enough local actions will result in global transformation.
This video is called Cirl Bunting singing (Emberiza cirlus).
From Wildlife Extra:
The cirl bunting once faced extinction in the UK. However, it is now making a comeback in its south Devon stronghold.
A contributing sum of £100,000 towards the purchase came from Devon County Council as compensation for what had been predicted to have a significant impact on cirl bunting habitat – the South Devon Link Road.
The plan for Labrador Bay was to have a reserve that would provide a safe-haven for this colourful bunting, providing all the vital elements it needed to flourish: safe nesting habitat and plenty of food, seeds in the winter and insects in the summer.
Cath Jeffs, cirl bunting project manager said: “At the time of purchase, we estimated…
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