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Thursday 24th April 2014

Focus On Dotterel in springtime
The second half of April sees northbound Dotterel passage commence. David Campbell offers advice on where to look for them. Link read on
Massacre on Migration Chris Packham in Malta, episodes 1 & 2
Naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham is on a mission to highlight the terrible atrocities that migrant birds are subjected to in Malta each spring. Watch the first of his video diaries here. Link read on
Interspecific relationships cited as cause of distribution and population changes
A new study demonstrates that climate change disrupts natural relationships between species. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
23/04 22:34 Grey-bellied Brant Down
23/04 20:33 Lesser Scaup Notts
23/04 20:06 Franklin's Gull Carmarthen
23/04 20:03 Two-barred Crossbill S Yorks
23/04 19:02 Black-winged Stilt Jersey
23/04 17:53 Bonaparte's Gull Kerry
23/04 16:24 Two-barred Crossbill Norfolk
23/04 15:52 Spotted Sandpiper Mayo
23/04 14:36 Sardinian Warbler Cork
23/04 14:01 Blue-winged Teal Kent
Latest sightings Latest sightings

Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Black-tailed Godwit
Link Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk
Carl Wright, 13/04/14
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Northern Harrier at Portland (Dorset)
Featured Site
Link Ouse Washes RSPB, Cambridgeshire
ThumbnailReview of the Week 16th–22nd April
Ireland's third Sardinian Warbler, a fly-through Northern Harrier in Dorset and a few more overshoots marked the Easter week. Link read on
Recent articles...
Grey-headed Gull: a potential vagrant to Britain?
ThumbnailJosh Jones takes a look at European and North American records of Grey-headed Gull and argues that we should be taking this species more seriously as a potential vagrant to Britain. Link read on
Birders Against Wildlife Crime
ThumbnailA new group has launched a website aimed at galvanizing birders to be more aware of wildlife crime, and how to report it. Link read on
RSPB British Little Terns at risk from climate change
ThumbnailOne of the UK's rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeeze our coastline. Link read on
More articles...
Link RBBP Reporting rare breeding birds this season
Link BTO What a difference a year makes!
Link Moth News Highland day-flying speciality moth search in mid-spring 2014
Link BTO Britain & Ireland's birds mapped digitally for the first time
Link Butterfly Conservation Butterfly Fightback Begins

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