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Friday 9th October 2015

Re-energising a classic: the Islanders v Birders football match 2015
Later this month the once-annual Islanders v Birders football match at The Garrison, St Mary's, will be resurrected for the first time since 2004, and the Birders are still looking for one or two players. Link read on
Rarity finders Northern Harrier on North Ronaldsay
Mark Warren was quick to recognise a distinctive American raptor, which then went on to stay into October. Link read on
RSPB Five years left to tackle Europe's wildlife crisis
As the European Commission’s latest assessment of nature is published, the RSPB has warned that Europe's wildlife remains in crisis. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
09/10 13:10 Pallid Harrier W Sussex
09/10 11:37 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
08/10 22:59 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
08/10 22:10 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
08/10 19:06 Isabelline Wheatear Scilly
08/10 17:25 Lesser Yellowlegs Cork
08/10 16:16 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
08/10 16:13 Olive-backed Pipit Shetland
08/10 14:54 Long-billed Dowitcher Hants
08/10 14:35 Red-throated Pipit Kerry
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 7th October 2015 Wednesday 7th October 2015
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Blyth's Reed Warbler
Link Fair Isle, Shetland
Graham Clarke, 21/09/15
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Siberian Thrush at Fair Isle (Shetland)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
30 September – 6 October
A Siberian Thrush on Fair Isle and a Blyth's Pipit in Norfolk were the highlights of a busy week.
Link read on
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...
BirdLife Belgium uses internet to get rid of invasive alien species
ThumbnailBirdLife in Belgium is using an online early warning system to report sightings of the spread of damaging introduced species. Link read on
Big Match funding campaign to save Andean cloud forest
ThumbnailTV wildlife presenter Steve Backshall and the World Land Trust are joining forces to save cloud forest in the Andes, home of many threatened bird species. Link read on
Australia's Natural North and South A Day in the Coorong
ThumbnailIn Mike Unwin's latest adventure in the Australia's Natural North & South series, he spends the day exploring the Coorong. Join Mike as he travels to Coorong's National Park and the Murray River, sighting Golden Whistlers and Hooded Plovers along the way. Link read on
More articles...
Link Spanish birding festival makes its mark
Link Review Petrels Night and Day by Magnus Robb, Killian Mullarney and The Sound Approach (iBook edition)
Link Rarity finders Thick-billed Warbler on Shetland
Link Review Challenge Series: Winter by Martin Garner
Link Tens of thousands of birds still illegally sold on the streets of Jakarta

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