In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Among the birds which have suffered catastrophic losses over the past 30 years are the tree sparrow, grey partridge, lapwing, curlew, snipe, skylark, corncrake, corn bunting, black and red grouse.
- You'll find eagles on the beautiful Isle of Skye and ospreys at Loch Garten, nesting red-throated divers in Islay, and corncrakes in Lewis.
- Like other crakes the corncrake was more prone than most to colliding with overhead wires.
- The eight endangered species of birds are common scoter, hen harrier, grey partridge, corncrake, red-necked phalarope, nightjar, roseate tern and corn bunting.
- The secretive corncrake prefers to nest in hay meadows and other grasslands, especially those with dense vegetation.
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