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Thursday 25th August 2016

Research Airport noise impacts birdsong
New research, published in the open-access journal Ecology and Evolution, has found that airport noise pollution has significant and potentially detrimental effects on birdsong. Link read on
RSPB Common Crane breeding success at Lakenheath Fen
For the second year running, Common Cranes have successfully raised chicks on a Suffolk RSPB reserve. Link read on
BTO Bird Photographer of The Year winners announced
The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) in partnership with Nature Photographers Ltd has announced the winners of its inaugural Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) competition for 2015. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/08 18:45 Lesser Yellowlegs Dublin
24/08 18:19 Least Sandpiper Clare
24/08 18:08 Lesser Yellowlegs Essex
24/08 18:00 Forster's Tern Louth
24/08 17:07 Royal Tern Kerry
24/08 12:52 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
24/08 10:21 American White-winged Scoter Aberdeenshire
24/08 09:20 Citrine Wagtail Cork
24/08 09:02 Dalmatian Pelican Cornwall
23/08 16:06 Bonaparte's Gull Kent
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 24th August 2016 Wednesday 24th August 2016
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Wilson's Storm Petrel
Link at sea, Isles of Scilly
Richard Stonier, 20/08/16
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Royal Tern at Beale Strand (Kerry)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
17–23 August
Arrivals from both the east and west signified a very reasonable late August week.
Link read on
ThumbnailFeatured Tours
In partnership with Birdwatch magazine and specialist tour operators, we offer an exclusive programme of birding holidays.
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Recent articles...
Javan bird markets devastating Indonesian avifauna
ThumbnailA thriving trade in Indonesia's native birds exist well beyond the notorious bird markets of Jakarta, a new TRAFFIC study reveals. Link read on
Patchwork Challenge July 2016
ThumbnailA good spread of midsummer highlights was on offer for Patchwork Challenge contestants. Link read on
Research Inbreeding linked to off-key singing in birds
ThumbnailA new study has concluded that inbred birds appear to be less musically talented than outbred ones, possibly affecting their chances of breeding. Link read on
More articles...
Link Another satellite-tagged bird of prey 'disappears' in the Monadhliath Mountains
Link USFWS North America celebrates 100 years of protecting migratory birds
Link RSPB Urban reserve gets major boost
Link Review Birds in Norfolk by Andy Brown and James McCallum
Link Birding Kenya

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