19 May 2020

Stork chicks hatch in UK for first time in centuries

Chief Correspondent

Something unusual has just happened in West Sussex. In fact the last time such a thing was documented was in 1416, Henry V had just defeated the French at Agincourt.

We first brought you news two weeks ago that wild white storks eggs had been laid for the first time in Britain in nearly 600 years.

Our chief correspondent – and chief twitcher – Alex Thomson has this exclusive report.