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a European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage

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An independent long - term study of chough by the Cross & Stratford Welsh Chough Project has documented long-term declines at inland breeding and feeding sites.
Weekly lets of Chough Cottage start from pounds 340, rising to pounds 670 in high season.
The Cornwall Chough Project, a partnership between the RSPB, Natural England and The National Trust, works to protect the wild chough population and the birds are under round-the-clock watch by RSPB staff and volunteers from local charities and bird watching groups.
Chough presented the latest update on the memorial to Community Board 1's World Trade Center (WTC) committee recently.
We thank John Chough for his tireless efforts during the formative period of the Company," commented Mr.
On Monday, a Chough over Hilbre, at the mouth of the Dee, was a real surprise.
SOME of our most precious upland birds - including the golden plover, chough and peregrine falcon - could become extinct from the Welsh hills if current trends continue, ornithologists warned today.
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The Cornish Chough Project said the latest pair represent a "significant chapter" in the natural re-colonisation of the bird.
But on Tuesday Simon sadly revealed mammy chough had been killed by a peregrine falcon.
In Scotland, eggs of rare birds such as the white-tailed sea eagle, golden eagle, chough, osprey and Slavonian grebe, are highly prized by egg collectors, most of whom come from south of the border.
South Stack, Anglesey - RSPB staff are on hand to point out puffins and other favourites, including the rare chough.
Upland species including curlew, golden plover, chough, peregrine and ring ouzel have experienced huge drops in population.
Alex Polizzi: The Fixer (BBC2, 8pm) The Chough Bakery in Padstow, Cornwall is a family run business that has been trading for 30 years.
West Wales, with its wild rocky coasts haunt of Peregrine and Chough, and headlands both north and south from which one can marvel at passage seabirds.