First cranes in 400 years to breed in UK

The cranes at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Credit: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

A pair of cranes are nesting at the Slimbridge Wetland Centre in Gloucestershire. It's the first time in 400 years that wild cranes have bred in the UK.


First cranes in 400 years

A group of young cranes have started building nests at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire - the first time they've done so in 400 years.