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What the rings reveal

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The first sighting of it after being rung was close to the town of Utena in north-east Lithuania on 11 July 2015.

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Fur and Fangs rather than Feathers and Beaks

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I’ve yet to see one in the UK, but I had a memorable encounter with one while birding from a small boat on a river in Lithuania. Another lost mammal in the UK now becoming re-established here due to re-introductions is the European Beaver. My lasting impression was how big the animal was.

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A Fistful of British Bird Bloggers

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Jos Stratford is another Brit abroad, and judging by his frequent travels away from his personal nature reserve in Lithuania another one with itchy feet. Many of the rare vagrants that are the ultimate finder’s goals of Brit birders are garden birds for Terry, so I always find his updates mouthwateringly good.

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