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Saturday 25th October 2014

Review 2013 Filey Bird Report
A fresh approach pays dividends for Filey Bird Observatory and Group's latest annual report. Link read on
RSPB Cross-border project launched to save Hen Harriers
A new European Union-supported initiative has been launched with the aim of achieving a secure and sustainable future for Hen Harriers. Link read on
RSPB Government urged to resist playing politics over winter flood measures
Potentially environmentally damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year’s Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014, says Blueprint for Water. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/10 23:09 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
24/10 22:05 Grey-cheeked Thrush Shetland
24/10 21:14 Chimney Swift Outer Hebrides
24/10 20:29 Forster's Tern Dublin
24/10 18:12 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Cornwall
24/10 16:43 Black Scoter Angus/Dundee
24/10 16:18 Pallid Harrier Somerset
24/10 15:55 Lesser Yellowlegs Cornwall
24/10 15:45 Lesser Scaup Glamorgan
24/10 15:23 Azorean Gull Kerry
Latest sightings Latest sightings

Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Purple Sandpiper
Link Fife Ness, Fife
John Anderson, 18/10/14
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Olive-backed Pipit at Sunderland (Durham)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week 15–21 October
Norway's recent Siberian Thrush turned up on Shetland; a Bridled Tern flew past Cornwall; and a Black Scoter popped up in Angus. Link read on
Recent articles...
BirdLife Eurobirdwatch counts 2.5 million migrants
ThumbnailBirdLife's Eurobirdwatch 2014 event saw tens of thousands of Europeans count 2.5 million migratory birds earlier this month. Link read on
Poultry disease spreading to wild grouse
ThumbnailA parasitical disease normally found in domestic poultry is rapidly spreading to our native Red and Black Grouse populations. Link read on
RSPB New report reveals scale of declines of UK migratory birds wintering in Africa
ThumbnailThe latest in the annual series of State of the UK's Birds reports makes for grim reading. Link read on
More articles...
Link BirdLife Europe-wide anti-wildlife crime network launched
Link RSPB RSPB Scotland extremely concerned by consent for offshore windfarms
Link Indian vultures begin recovery?
Link Spoonbill flock breaks British record
Link WWT Record numbers of Pink-feet at Lancashire WWT reserve

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