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Friday 4th September 2015

OSME Pakistan bans hunting of endangered Macqueen's Bustard
Pakistan's Supreme Court has banned the hunting of Macqueen's Bustard, as its numbers have radically declined Link read on
Photo of the Week 26 August — 1 September
See this week's brilliant winner by Paul Rowe, as well as other images that stood out from the crowd. Link read on
Rarity finders The love affair continues — Red-billed Tropicbird in Cornwall
Martin Birch recounts the discovery of a lifetime off the Cornish seawatching hot-spot of Porthgwarra. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
03/09 18:37 Black Stork E Yorks
03/09 14:00 Black Stork E Sussex
03/09 08:19 Lesser Scaup Somerset
03/09 07:44 Pallid Harrier Shetland
02/09 22:00 Blyth's Reed Warbler Cornwall
02/09 11:35 Citrine Wagtail Shetland
01/09 15:35 Booted Eagle Jersey
01/09 11:51 Black Stork Lincs
31/08 19:37 Barolo Shearwater Pembrokes
31/08 14:51 Bonelli's Warbler sp. Lancs
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Quail
Link Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Paul Rowe, 11/07/15
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Red-billed Tropicbird at Porthgwarra (Cornwall)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
26 August — 1 September
A Red-billed Tropicbird made the week of a dozen birders in Cornwall, while passerine migration continued in earnest.
Link read on
ThumbnailFeatured Tours
In partnership with Birdwatch magazine and specialist tour operators, we offer an exclusive programme of birding holidays.
Link read on
Recent articles...
BirdLife Video on saving albatrosses from by-catch
ThumbnailThe BirdLife Marine Programme has released an instructional video for fisherman on how to avoid albatross by-catch, with lots of great seabird footage. Link read on
The Third Spurn Migration Festival: 4-6 September 2015
ThumbnailMartin Garner introduces the third Spurn Migration Festival, and what there is to look forward to at this year's event. Link read on
Research Moroccan Eleonora's Falcons keep their prey alive
ThumbnailA new study exposes the remarkable but harrowing tactics used to capture and store migrant songbirds by breeding Eleonora's Falcons. Link read on
More articles...
Link WWT Spoon-billed Sandpipers return home to breed
Link Photo of the Week 19–25 August
Link BirdLife New guidebook published to help tourism industry
Link BirdLife 25 million birds illegally killed in the Mediterranean every year
Link Research Unravelling the mystery of Omani Owl

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