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Thursday 30th March 2017

Peregrine viewpoint opens as another individual is found shot
The RSPB has announced that the Peregrine Falcon viewpoint is opening this weekend at Malham Cove, North Yorkshire, while a bird has been found shot dead in Cumbria. Link read on
BBRC Red-flanked Bluetail dropped from rarities list
The British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC) has announced that it has dropped Red-flanked Bluetail from its list of considered species. Link read on
Two mutilated Canada Geese found in Cardiff woodland
The RSPCA is seeking information following the discovery of a pair of disembowelled Canada Geese in the Fairwater area of Cardiff. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
30/03 20:40 King Eider Highland
30/03 19:31 Hume's Leaf Warbler Dorset
30/03 18:53 Black-winged Stilt Essex
30/03 18:25 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
30/03 17:48 Lesser Yellowlegs Dorset
30/03 16:43 Black-winged Stilt IOW
30/03 14:47 Iberian Chiffchaff Scilly
30/03 08:27 Gyr Falcon Outer Hebrides
29/03 18:58 Bonaparte's Gull Kerry
29/03 17:14 King Eider Sligo
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 29th March 2017 Wednesday 29th March 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Waxwing
Link Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys
Kev Joynes, 16/03/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Iberian Chiffchaff at Yate (Glos)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
22–28 March
Milder conditions returned and migration kicked back into action in a week that produced Iberian Chiffchaff and Red-flanked Bluetail among others.
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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...
Huge boost for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
ThumbnailOne of Scotland's most iconic species, Golden Eagle, has the chance to become a more widespread sight across the south of Scotland following a successful Heritage Lottery application bid. Link read on
Research Breeding swallows switch hemispheres
ThumbnailA new study has found that North American Barn Swallows are now proliferating in Argentina, having altered their entire annual cycle. Link read on
BirdLife Argentina approves measures to save seabirds
ThumbnailThe use of measures to prevent seabird by-catch deaths has just been approved by the Argentinian government, a decision that will save the lives of many thousands of seabirds. Link read on
More articles...
Link Night Parrot rediscovered in Western Australia
Link Rarity finders Baillon's Crake in Cornwall
Link Madagascan birds get huge Birdfair conservation boost
Link Attempted predation of a Northern Wheatear by an Isabelline Shrike
Link American wildlife system to suffer massive budget cuts

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