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Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Rarity finders Grey-tailed Tattler in the Azores
Josh Jones' July visit to Terceira highlighted why it is never safe to rest on your laurels while birding in the Azores, even in the middle of summer. Link read on
RSPB Crowdfunding appeal launched to replace hides at Snettisham
The RSPB has launched its first-ever crowdfunding appeal in an attempt to raise £120,000 to replace two hides at Snettisham, Norfolk, which were destroyed by coastal storms. Link read on
News RSPCA warns about fishing litter as it rescues Northern Gannet in Wales
The animal charity has warned of the dangers of discarded fishing gear after rescuing a Northern Gannet in Rhyl. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
20/07 12:05 Caspian Tern W Yorks
20/07 10:58 Bonaparte's Gull Kent
20/07 10:44 Marsh Sandpiper Kent
19/07 22:22 King Eider Ceredigion
19/07 20:37 Forster's Tern Louth
18/07 22:36 Pied-billed Grebe Argyll
18/07 07:24 Broad-billed Sandpiper Lincs
17/07 21:32 Amur Falcon Cornwall
17/07 20:52 American White-winged Scoter Aberdeenshire
16/07 20:01 Long-billed Dowitcher Norfolk
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 19th July 2017 Wednesday 19th July 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink King Eider
Link Dyfi Estuary, Ceredigion
Richard Stonier, 09/07/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Amur Falcon at St. Buryan (Cornwall)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
12–18 July
The Amur Falcon was back in Cornwall for an afternoon and the Swinhoe's Storm Petrel returned to Fair Isle.
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Recent articles...
News Pallid Harrier breeds in Western Europe for the first time
ThumbnailThe first pair of Pallid Harriers to breed in Western Europe has raised four young in the Netherlands this summer. Link read on
Butterfly Conservation Critical summer for UK butterflies
ThumbnailSir David Attenborough has warned that UK butterflies face a critical summer after a string of poor years that have seen the numbers of many common species decline. Link read on
Research Seaside Sparrows at risk from increasing predators and rising seas
ThumbnailNew research has found that increasing predator numbers and rising sea levels put the squeeze on breeding Seaside Sparrows. Link read on
More articles...
Link News Osprey reintroduction begins at Poole Harbour
Link Rarity finders Oriental Plover in Norway
Link BirdLife Stop the illegal killing and trading of wild birds in North Africa
Link BirdLife Almost 100 vultures dead after eating poisoned elephant carcass
Link RSPB Mystery of bird movements at sea solved

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