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Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Twelve-year action plan to save vultures
Some 43 experts from 22 countries have met in Toledo, Spain, to draw up a strategy to save the world's heavily threatened vulture species. Link read on
Review Carmarthenshire Birds 2015
Steve Holliday takes a look at a high-quality offering from Carmarthenshire Bird Club. Link read on
House of Lords report highlights environmental impact of Brexit
The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has published a report recommending key actions to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
22/02 15:25 Pacific Diver Cornwall
22/02 14:50 Desert Wheatear Devon
22/02 14:10 Pacific Diver Northumb
22/02 11:22 Eastern Black Redstart Cleveland
22/02 09:40 Hume's Leaf Warbler Dorset
22/02 07:35 Pine Bunting N Yorks
21/02 20:23 Pallid Harrier E Yorks
21/02 17:23 Black Duck Highland
21/02 11:20 Red-flanked Bluetail Glamorgan
21/02 10:59 Blue Rock Thrush Glos
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Great Crested Grebe
Link Argal Reservoir, Cornwall
Peter Menear, 18/02/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Pacific Diver at Slapton (Devon)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
15–21 February
A mild week produced a new Pacific Diver while the Bluethroat continued to draw large crowds.
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...
Research Climate change could deliver final blow for threatened species
ThumbnailA new study suggests that a quarter of threatened birds are already being negatively impacted by climate change and questions whether such adjustments could be the tipping point. Link read on
Research Monitoring birds by drone
ThumbnailForget delivering packages or taking aerial photographs — drones can even count small birds! Link read on
EBBA2 — help required to fill data gaps
ThumbnailThe European Bird Census Council is appealing to birders across the region to help fill in the gaps for the forthcoming European Breeding Bird Atlas (EBBA2). Link read on
More articles...
Link Butterfly Conservation Urban butterflies in sharp decline
Link Champions of the Flyway Please help us to raise funds to protect migrant birds
Link Bird of the Week Bluethroat, Lincolnshire
Link European Commission takes Malta to court over illegal finch trapping
Link Research Has Red-tailed Hawks' migratory behaviour altered due to climate change?

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