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Sussex Peregrine Study talk

Sunday, 15th Oct 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
WWT Arundel Wetland Centre
Included in Admission price to the wetland centre
01903 881530
After 30 years absence of peregrines from Sussex due to pesticide-induced extinction, the population has made a spectacular comeback, The Sussex Peregrine Study has monitored this re-colonisation following the first post-pesticide breeding in 1990 and their records coupled with those of professional egg collectors from the first half of the 20th Century, make the Sussex peregrines the most comprehensively monitored population in the World.
DR. MIKE NICHOLLS: Now retired after teaching in the UK university sector for 40 years, Mike is a a published environmental educator and consultant. His academic interests include evolution, taxonomy and genetics of birds of prey.

Also on Sun 15 Oct:
Raptor Walk ,11-11.30 from the visitor centre down Tranquil Trail to the Lapwing hide, taking in the birds of the Offham Hangar.
Details for Arundel Wetland Centre