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Durham Bird Club
Durham Wildlife Trust
Whitburn Bird Observatory
Durham includes sites that are among the best in the country for the following species:
Alan Tilmouth reviews the latest from Buckingham Press's excellent series. read on
Finders keepers Brown-headed Cowbird, County Durham
The recent trend of American passerines turning up in back gardens continues, this time in County Durham. log in
Alan Tilmouth on a big surprise in the Northeast. read on
Turkestan Shrike at Whitburn, County Durham
A male Turkestan Shrike (Lanius (isabellinus) phoenicuroides) at Whitburn Coastal Park, Durham on 14 May gave many quick reacting north-east birders a first chance to see a male of this stunning species/race. log in
Where and when to see Roseate Terns in Northeast England
Whitburn Steel in Co. Durham has become one of the most reliable sites at which to see these lovely terns. Local birder Mark Newsome provides tips on how to maximise your chances this autumn. log in
Days to Remember Durham, 23rd–24th October 2001
Local birder Paul Cook recounts the finding of not one, but two, Pallid Swifts on his local patch in County Durham log in
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