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Sunday 23rd October 2016

RSPB Bittern baby boom
Bittern has experienced its most successful year yet for breeding, according to an annual national survey carried out by RSPB staff and volunteers. Link read on
Pale-legged/Sakhalin Leaf Warbler on the Isles of Scilly
On Friday 21 October a freshly dead Pale-legged/Sakhalin Leaf Warbler was picked up on St Agnes. Link read on
Patchwork Challenge September 2016
The team reports on a great September for Patchwork Challenge contestants. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
23/10 18:31 Eastern Yellow Wagtail Outer Hebrides
23/10 18:28 Northern Harrier Orkney
23/10 17:37 Long-billed Dowitcher Louth
23/10 17:33 Hume's Leaf Warbler E Yorks
23/10 17:18 Hume's Leaf Warbler Cork
23/10 16:49 Isabelline Wheatear Norfolk
23/10 15:55 Caspian Stonechat Scilly
23/10 15:35 Pied Wheatear Shetland
23/10 15:10 Red-flanked Bluetail Lincs
23/10 14:46 Long-billed Dowitcher Wexford
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 19th October 2016 Wednesday 19th October 2016
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Red-breasted Flycatcher
Link Bempton Cliffs RSPB, East Yorkshire
Col Scott, 12/10/16
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Siberian Accentor at Easington (E Yorks)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
12–18 October
The Siberian Accentor invasion tops the bill of another truly exceptional week across Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic.
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...
Research Berries colour flickers' shafts
ThumbnailDiet appears to cause Yellow-shafted Northern Flickers to exhibit red or orange tones in their flight feathers. Link read on
Bird of the Week Siberian Accentor, Easington
ThumbnailThis blockbuster rarity drew huge crowds to the East Yorkshire coast during its protracted stay. Link read on
Somerset Common Crane found shot dead
ThumbnailAppalling news from the Great Crane Project of a protected crane becoming the latest high-profile victim of wildlife crime. Link read on
More articles...
Link WWT Organisation to celebrate its 70th anniversary in November
Link Review Hummingbirds: a Life-size Guide to Every Species
Link Hawaiian Crow to be returned to the wild
Link Oriental Bird Club: Autumn Meeting 2016
Link RSPB Last chance to secure protection for Britain's seabirds

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