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British Birds publishes articles on identification, distribution, migration, conservation and taxonomy. We're THE bird journal of record in Great Britain.
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British Birds Feb 12
in 1954 An unusually plumaged 'Mallard' in an Irish poulterer's shop turned out to be the first record of Black Duck for Britain & Ireland
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British Birds Feb 9
Don't miss out on our free monthly Newsletter! Sign up → February's issue is out Friday Including: Book of the month News and comment Rarities roundup Join the conversation Next month in BB Sponsored by
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British Birds Feb 7
in 1981 An American Coot in Co. Cork - the first record for Britain & Ireland -
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British Birds Feb 6
Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom
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British Birds Feb 6
Water Rails in the UK – an estimate of the breeding population
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British Birds Feb 6
The tide is turning for lead ammunition, by Deborah Pain, John Swift, Rhys Green and Ruth Cromie
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British Birds Feb 6
Book review: Gulls Simplified – a comparative approach to identification, by Pete Dunne and Kevin T. Karlson
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British Birds Feb 6
Book review: On the marsh – a year surrounded by wildness and wet, by Simon Barnes
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British Birds Feb 6
Book review: Birds of the West Indies:
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RSPB Science Feb 5
NEW PAPER in with uses and demography data to predict abundance distribution of
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Kate Fox Feb 5
I had an amazing week at last summer thanks to the Young Birder Grant! You too could look this happy cuddling a Manxie chick on the side of a mountain... If you're a young birder, or know someone who is, get your application in and unlock some amazing opportunities!
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Graham Appleton Jan 24
Spring is on the way! Many of the Black-tailed Godwits will already have left Africa. Some will be in flocks on Portuguese rice fields, on their way to Ouse & Nene Washes:
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RSPB Feb 5
New : looks at the Agriculture bill and what gaps in basic protection for wildlife could mean in a post-brexit UK, read more, here:
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Bardsey Lodge & Bird Obs Feb 5
All participants on our 2020 Young Birder's Training week will receive a year's digital Subscription to the fantastic journal that is
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Low-Carbon Birding Feb 4
. your article brought joyful memories of my early birdwatching days discovering and becoming familiar with my local patch in L’Albufera de Valencia in Spain. You’ve captured well the thrill of finding your own birds and learning about them. 1/3
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RareBirdAlertUK Feb 4
Weekly birding round-up: 28 Jan - 3 Feb reports on the big news this week - the potential first Black-tailed Gull for Britain and the Western Palearctic, plus all the best of the rest from around Britain, Ireland and the WP
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Bardsey Lodge & Bird Obs Feb 4
And this year will also be funding some of the travel expenses for the young birder's training week on Bardsey!
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BTO Feb 4
The Young Bird Observatory Volunteers programme supports under-21s looking to volunteer at Bird Observatories. Last year, went to and had an amazing time. This year, it could be you! Read about Louis' experiences and apply at
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RareBirdAlertUK Feb 4
Whilst Wren numbers continue to increase same report highlights Oystercatcher and Lapwing numbers falling below 100,000 pairs for the first time
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BirdGuides Feb 4
Wildlife enthusiasts across the country are being urged to take part in the Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC), which is back for its seventh successive year:
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