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Friday 29th July 2016

Research Adaptable Little Auks
New research suggests that Little Auks are likely to be far more resilient to climate change than previously thought. Link read on
RSPB Britain's first Little Gulls take to the sky
The first-ever Little Gulls to hatch in Britain have taken their first flight, RSPB Scotland has announced. Link read on
Rarity finders Greater Sand Plover at Tacumshin — a new species for Ireland
A short morning visit to his local patch rewarded Killian Mullarney with a long-awaited national first. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
28/07 21:34 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
28/07 15:05 Bonaparte's Gull Northumb
28/07 12:21 Dalmatian Pelican Cornwall
28/07 09:15 American White-winged Scoter Aberdeenshire
27/07 21:48 Caspian Tern Norfolk
27/07 20:04 Broad-billed Sandpiper Lincs
27/07 17:04 King Eider Donegal
27/07 16:37 Caspian Tern Northumb
26/07 22:05 Little Bittern Somerset
26/07 17:36 Barolo Shearwater Scilly
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 27th July 2016 Wednesday 27th July 2016
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Green Woodpecker
Link Elm, Cambridgeshire
Jane Rowe, 20/07/16
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Greater Sand Plover at Tacumshin (Wexford)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
20–26 July
Tacumshin ran white-hot in a week that showed considerable improvement across Britain and Ireland.
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In partnership with Birdwatch magazine and specialist tour operators, we offer an exclusive programme of birding holidays.
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Recent articles...
Tracking the sea parrot: a new approach to Puffin conservation
ThumbnailAtlantic Puffin is now Red-listed and, with alarming declines noted across its range, the RSPB has been undertaking a new project to better understand the lives of Shetland's breeding Puffins. Josh Jones travelled to Fair Isle to find out more. Link read on
Rarity finders Western Sandpiper at Tacumshin
ThumbnailPaul Kelly discovered Ireland's fifth Western Sandpiper as part of an astonishing run of quality shorebirds at Co Wexford's birding hot-spot. Link read on
Buzzard found shot in national park
ThumbnailA horrifically injured juvenile Common Buzzard was found at Westerdale Moor, North Yorkshire, in the North Yorks National Park. Link read on
More articles...
Link RSPB Illegal bird traps discovered on Deeside grouse moor
Link Aldi donates £775,000 to RSPB
Link Research Great Lakes bird populations holding steady
Link BTO Common Cuckoo declines linked to migration routes
Link Task Force adopts zero-tolerance approach to curb annual slaughter in the Mediterranean

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