Conservationist to fly 4,500 miles in motorised parachute to save UK swan

A British conservationist is taking to the skies next year for a daring and uncomfortable 4,500-mile journey across the Russian Arctic to help save the UK’s smallest and shyest swan.

Last updated on 21 December 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Finland
Germany
Netherlands
Poland
Russian Federation
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Cygnus columbianus
Species group: 
Birds