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Wednesday 22nd February 2017

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
Research Climate change could deliver final blow for threatened species
A 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
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
21/02 23:02 Pacific Diver Cornwall
21/02 20:23 Pallid Harrier E Yorks
21/02 17:23 Black Duck Highland
21/02 15:41 Pine Bunting N Yorks
21/02 15:38 Hume's Leaf Warbler Dorset
21/02 14:02 Eastern Black Redstart Cleveland
21/02 11:56 Desert Wheatear Devon
21/02 11:20 Red-flanked Bluetail Glamorgan
21/02 10:59 Blue Rock Thrush Glos
21/02 10:29 Pacific Diver Northumb
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 15th February 2017 Wednesday 15th February 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Blue Tit
Link Preston, Lancashire
Martin Jump, 07/02/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Royal Tern at Grande Havre Bay (Guernsey)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
8–14 February
A confiding Bluethroat drew large crowds to Lincolnshire and a Siberian Accentor was on private land in Highland.
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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 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
Butterfly Conservation Urban butterflies in sharp decline
ThumbnailA new study has found that butterfly species are declining more rapidly in urban areas than in the countryside. Link read on
More articles...
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?
Link Research Australia — birthplace of the modern bird nest

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