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Thursday 24th July 2014

BirdLife IUCN Red List taxonomical update reveals one tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar
More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time on behalf of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Link read on
Birding abroad Estonia in spring
Tim Harris experiences migration in Estonia in May. Link read on
New pan-species listing website
Pan-species listing has a new home! Graeme Lyons introduces the new website. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/07 14:58 Lesser Yellowlegs Lincs
24/07 13:15 Collared Pratincole Suffolk
24/07 10:12 Ross's Gull Devon
23/07 18:52 Bufflehead Suffolk
23/07 16:02 Pacific Golden Plover Orkney
23/07 14:50 Bonaparte's Gull Kent
23/07 13:42 Baird's Sandpiper Hants
23/07 11:20 Black-winged Stilt Suffolk
23/07 11:06 Lesser Crested Tern Suffolk
22/07 14:09 Black-winged Stilt W Sussex
Latest sightings Latest sightings

Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Puffin
Link Bempton Cliffs RSPB, East Yorkshire
John D'Arcy, 13/07/14
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Black-winged Stilt at Cavenham Heath NNR (Suffolk)
Featured Site
Link Ouse Washes RSPB, Cambridgeshire
ThumbnailReview of the Week 16th–22nd July
The Swinhoe's Storm-petrel was still on Fair Isle and both pratincoles remained in East Anglia. Link read on
Recent articles...
Scottish Natural Heritage New report on prospects for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
ThumbnailA report published today finds that southern Scotland could support up to 16 pairs of Golden Eagle. Link read on
Butterfly Conservation Get out for the Big Butterfly Count!
ThumbnailThis year's Big Butterfly Count takes place between 19 July and 10 August. Link read on
Forestry Commission Red Kites breed in Cumbria after more than 200 years
ThumbnailThe first young Red Kites to be hatched in Cumbria since 1807 are being raised at the Grizedale reintroduction project. Link read on
More articles...
Link Focus On Summer Yellow-legged Gulls
Link RSPB Careless disposal of plastic bags puts marine birds at risk
Link BirdWatch Ireland New Rural Development Plan offers a lifeline for Irish farmland birds
Link High neonicotinoid concentrations responsible for bird declines
Link Sociable Weavers motivated by family ties

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