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Wildlife is celebrated on the Isle of Man

Birds at a feeder
The event marks the International Year of Biodiversity

Wildlife on the Isle of Man is being celebrated with a weekend of walks, talks and conservation activities.

The events are being organised by the Manx Wildlife Trust to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity.

Visitors to the Ayres National Nature Reserve on Sunday can take guided walks looking at birds.

Visitors can also help create a nature area for bugs, birds and reptiles. Events continue on Monday with a day of talks at Ramsey Town Hall.

At 1100 BST, there will be a talk on wildlife crime by PC Ian Scott, a wildlife liaison officer.

Eleanor Stone, from the Manx Wildlife Trust, will be giving a talk on Manx Marine Life.

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