Illustrations of Bewick Swans
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Slimbridge swan project celebrates 50th year

Fifty years ago the conservationist Sir Peter Scott made an historic discovery.

While indulging in his passion for painting and sketching Bewick swans, he noticed that each one had a different face.

His artistic endeavour has become one of the world's longest-running research projects.

John Maguire reports.

  • 11 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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