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The Cornish ChoughsIn 2001 choughs returned to Cornwall after a long absence. They were not re-introduced, but wild birds from southern Ireland looking for a new home. Three birds settled on the Lizard, a pair bred and since then the chough population has gone from strength to strength - in 2012 five pairs fledged 18 young, a record year. Choughs back where they belong, 21st century emblems for Cornwall. Fantastic! We will put more information on this fledgling site in the coming months to provide you with interesting facts, figures and updates on these wonderful birds.
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The Cornwall Chough Project team (RSPB, National Trust and Natural England) are delighted to say that Cornwall’s choughs have had another fantastic year. Five nests have successfully produced at least 16 youngsters. We have also witnessed what we believe is the earliest … Continue reading
…that’s because we got to know how many chough chicks are tucked away in those sea caves. Despite some pretty severe weather, incessant rain and strong winds, the parent birds have been doing an amazing job in keeping their young warm and fed. So how many little … Continue reading