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Wednesday 24th May 2017

Celebrate Birdwatch's 300th issue – on sale tomorrow!
Join in the celebrations as your favourite birding magazine passes the major milestone of its 300th edition. Link read on
Cattle Egrets breeding in Cheshire
The RSPB has announced that Cattle Egrets are breeding at one of its reserves in Cheshire. Link read on
Madagascar promises to protect world's rarest duck on Ramsar wetland
Madagascar Pochard has a rosier future after the country's government pledged to protect the wetland earmarked as its new home. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/05 19:05 Lesser Kestrel Shetland
24/05 17:56 Pied-billed Grebe Argyll
24/05 16:47 Bonaparte's Gull London
24/05 14:48 King Eider Highland
23/05 16:03 Rustic Bunting Shetland
23/05 15:53 Iberian Chiffchaff Worcs
23/05 13:05 Great Reed Warbler Staffs
23/05 09:18 Savi's Warbler Suffolk
23/05 08:21 Savi's Warbler Norfolk
22/05 22:10 Spotted Sandpiper Cumbria
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 24th May 2017 Wednesday 24th May 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Cuckoo
Link Fiskerton Fen, Lincolnshire
Russell Hayes, 18/05/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Spotted Sandpiper at Buttermere (Cumbria)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
17–23 May
In a quiet week at home, British and Irish birders were green with envy as the week's best birds appeared on the continent.
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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...
Review Birding in the Bristol Region: a Celebration
ThumbnailSteve Holliday finds this half-century celebration of Bristol birding a delight to read. Link read on
Research Swamphens signal dominance with fleshy faces
ThumbnailWhat's in a face? In addition to their plumage, Australasian Swamphens convey information about their status through their faces. Link read on
RSPB Court gives go-ahead to massive windfarm scheme despite RSPB protests
ThumbnailA £10-billion offshore renewable energy development on the Firths of Forth and Tay has been allowed to proceed after a court ruling. Link read on
More articles...
Link Research Male birds adjust courtship behaviour based on social context
Link BOU Siberian Accentor added to BOU's British list
Link Global Big Day sets new world record
Link Bird Race Challenge 2017
Link Rarity finders Black-browed Albatross at Bempton Cliffs

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