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Sunday 1st March 2015

Rarity finders Brown Shrike — a first for Spain
Iain Hartley recounts a sensational discovery on his Catalan patch at the end of 2014. Link read on
Scottish Natural Heritage Fresh aims to protect the Uists' shorebirds
Internationally important numbers of breeding waders help support the rural economy of the Outer Hebrides, SNH has recognised. Link read on
BirdLife Recovery begins for Iraq's wildlife?
An international partnership has been helping re-establish wildlife conservation and education in Iraq over the last three years. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
01/03 12:13 Pacific Diver Cornwall
01/03 11:29 Lesser Scaup Glamorgan
01/03 11:02 Harlequin Duck Aberdeenshire
01/03 10:24 Penduline Tit Devon
01/03 09:13 Laughing Gull Cheshire
01/03 08:18 Blue-winged Teal Orkney
01/03 08:16 Bonaparte's Gull Devon
28/02 21:38 Lesser Yellowlegs Dublin
28/02 16:50 Bonaparte's Gull Glamorgan
28/02 13:28 Black Scoter Northumb
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 25th February 2015 Wednesday 25th February 2015
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Peregrine Falcon
Link Bristol, Somerset & Bristol
Pete Blanchard, 14/02/15
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Black-bellied Dipper at Harpham (E Yorks)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
18—24 February
Another steady week but a second Harlequin was seen again in Highland.
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...
Wind Chasers: counting Istanbul's Yelkouan Shearwaters
ThumbnailThe passage of Yelkouan Shearwaters through the Bosphorus is one of the greatest and least-known urban wildlife spectacles in the world. NatureGuides recently intercepted the spectacle in the company of the Yelkouan Shearwater Project team. Link read on
Postcards from the edge Autumn 2014 in Filey, Part I
ThumbnailMark James Pearson takes a look back over recent months on his adopted east-coast patch and finds the gods in capricious mood as autumn kicks in. Link read on
Rare Western Palearctic birds Sudan Golden Sparrows in Western Sahara
ThumbnailOliver Metcalf reports on the unprecedented numbers of Sudan Golden Sparrows found recently in Western Sahara. Link read on
More articles...
Link BirdLife Asian migrant songbirds in trouble
Link RSPB Released video depicts brutal attack on Cairngorms Goshawk nest
Link Review Fair Isle Bird Observatory Report for 2013
Link RSPB Building a Barratt home for nature
Link Birding abroad Vietnam: an Oriental jewel

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