A plan was hatched to bring Dalmatian pelicans back to the UK and shipping eyed a more sustainable future, plus more positive news
Giant pelicans earmarked for a UK return
One of the planet’s largest birds could be poised for a UK comeback. The enormous Dalmatian pelican, which has a wingspan of almost 12ft, has become the latest target for rewilding advocates.
Conservationists are already restoring the bird’s wetland habitat in East Anglia, where, according to environmentalist and author Benedict Macdonald, there are several sites at which the species could be reintroduced.