British Wildlife 04.1 October 1992

Corn Buntings in North-west Europe – going down

It seems, nowadays, that having 'corn' in one's name is a very unlucky epithet for plants and birds alike. Botanists will know that both Corncockle, Agrostemma githago, and Cornflower, Centaurea cyanus, have both declined drastically in the last few decades. Ornithologists will have long been aware of the retreat north and west of the Corncrake, Crex crex.

lmpact of Low Flows on Chalk Streams and Water Meadows
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