News items which first appeared on SpaceForNature during October 2004.
October 18th 2004Sparrows and starlings given greater protection
From January 1st 2005 it will be illegal to kill both sparrows and starlings: birds which at the moment can be killed if they are thought to be damaging property or spreading disease.
October 18th 2004Red-legged partridge: new garden bird?
A Darlington family were recently surprised to see a red-legged partridge in their garden.
October 18th 2004New homes built with wildlife-friendly gardens
Gardens in a new housing estate in Norwich incorporate features to enable hedgehogs to use them and avoid traffic.
October 14th 2004Gift pack for garden birdwatchers
The British Trust for Ornithology has created a Gift Pack that enables you to give a subscription for the rewarding BTO/CJ Garden BirdWatch to family or friends.
October 11th 2004Further possible sightings of new ladybird
Publicity surrounding the recent discovery of a new and 'invasive' ladybird in Essex has spawned a number of further possible sightings.
October 7th 2004Invader threatens native ladybirds
An invasive species of ladybird has been found in Britain for the first time in an Essex garden.
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