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Bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

 
 

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18:43 19/08/14
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13:26 17/08/14
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Bittern breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Austria
Belarus
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Moldova
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Turkey
Ukraine

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Wed 12/10/11
RSPB: Bittern monitoring in the UK: summary of the 2011 breeding season
RSPB Bittern monitoring in the UK: summary of the 2011 breeding season
The RSPB's Simon Wotton reports on a booming year for Bitterns.  read on read on
Wed 12/01/11
Bittern-watch event
Bittern-watch event
Birders are invited to join Lee Valley wardens to look for Bitterns at one of the country's key wintering sites.  read on read on
Fri 15/10/10
RSPB: Bittern monitoring in the UK: summary of the 2010 breeding season
RSPB Bittern monitoring in the UK: summary of the 2010 breeding season
This summer saw another increase in the number of booming Bitterns in the UK, with 87 'boomers' and 41 active nests confirmed. This report summarises the highs and lows of the season.  read on read on
Thu 02/09/10
RSPB: Boom in Bittern numbers
RSPB Boom in Bittern numbers
Survey results just out reveal record numbers of booming Bitterns were recorded in 2010.  read on read on
Mon 22/02/10
Bittern monitoring in 2010
Bittern monitoring in 2010
A request for records of booming Bitterns in the coming breeding season.  read on read on
Wed 16/09/09
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2009 Season
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2009 Season
Download the summary and find out the key results from this year's project.  read on read on
Mon 07/09/09
RSPB: Booming marvellous!
RSPB Booming marvellous!
Increase for one of Britain's most threatened birds, the Bittern.  read on read on
Thu 19/02/09
RSPB: Bittern monitoring in 2009
RSPB Bittern monitoring in 2009
Find out how Bitterns fared last year, and find out how you help this year's breeding bird survey.  read on read on
Fri 03/10/08
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2008 Season
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2008 Season
This year saw an incredible increase in the number of booming males nationally to a minimum total of 76, a 49% increase since 2007.  read on read on
Mon 14/04/08 Webzine subscribers only
British Birds: 1953, Volume 46, No. 3, Notes
British Birds 1953, Volume 46, No. 3, Notes
The Notes section of BB always contains some remarkable tales, and this dive into the archives proves no exception.  log in log in
Mon 25/02/08
RSPB: Bittern Monitoring in 2008
RSPB Bittern Monitoring in 2008
Find out how Bitterns fared last year, and find out how you help this year's breeding bird survey.  read on read on
Fri 09/11/07
RSPB: Action needed to help wildlife weather the storm
RSPB Action needed to help wildlife weather the storm
Includes the latest news from reserves on the east coast  read on read on
Fri 21/09/07
Bitterns Nest in the Fens for the First Time Since Before the Second World War
Bitterns Nest in the Fens for the First Time Since Before the Second World War
Bitterns have been recorded nesting in the East Anglian Fens for the first time since before the Second World War.  read on read on
Fri 21/09/07
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2007 Season
Bittern Monitoring in the UK: Summary of the 2007 Season
This year saw a welcome increase in the number of booming males nationally to a minimum total of 51, a 16% increase since 2006.  read on read on
Thu 07/06/07
RSPB: Bank Holiday Washout for Breeding Bitterns
RSPB Bank Holiday Washout for Breeding Bitterns
Bank holiday downpours have dealt a blow to one of the UK's rarest birds.  read on read on
Wed 28/02/07
Bittern monitoring in 2007
Bittern monitoring in 2007
How did these fabulous 'boomers' fare in 2006? Find out how you can help the RSPB to monitor Bittern numbers this year.  read on read on
Tue 10/01/06
Back from the Brink. No 1: The Bittern
Back from the Brink. No 1
Recently the RSPB published a booklet charting the recovery of some of the UK's rarest breeding birds. The first of these looks at the Bittern.  read on read on
Tue 23/08/05 Webzine subscribers only
Photospot: Bittern
Photospot: Bittern
Lincolnshire birder Dean Eades was determined to obtain some good shots of Bitterns in his home county this summer. The results were impressive.  log in log in
Thu 20/02/03 Webzine subscribers only
Bitterns: Winter Status 2002/03
Bitterns: Winter Status 2002/03
During the winter numbers of Bitterns are supplemented by arrivals of continental birds. Winter 2002/03 has provided plenty of sightings throughout the UK. Find out how many have been seen and where, plus the best sites to see this fantastic heron whilst birds are still 'on show'.  log in log in
Thu 17/01/02 Webzine subscribers only
Cold Snap Produces Exceptional Numbers of Bitterns
Cold Snap Produces Exceptional Numbers of Bitterns
The post-Christmas freeze produced exactly the sort of conditions necessary for obtaining good prolonged views of Bitterns and between 1st and 21st January 2002 at least 88 birds were reported.  log in log in

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