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Wednesday 25th January 2017

Lodge Hill proposal threatens wildlife habitat across Britain
Medway Council in Kent is set to test governmental safeguards that prevent wildlife, natural habitats and beauty spots from being lost to housing. Link read on
The top 10 Western Palearctic vagrants of 2016
Josh Jones takes a look at some of the standout rarities recorded in the Western Palearctic in 2016. Link read on
BOU to adopt IOC World Bird List
The British Ornithologists' Union (BOU) has announced that it is to adopt the International Ornithological Congress (IOC) World Bird List for all its ornithological needs, including the British list, from 1 January 2018. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/01 23:48 Pine Bunting Kent
24/01 20:57 Lesser White-fronted Goose Essex
24/01 18:42 Desert Wheatear Devon
24/01 17:01 Pine Bunting N Yorks
24/01 16:00 Eastern Black Redstart Cleveland
24/01 14:45 Black Scoter Northumb
24/01 14:00 Pacific Diver Northumb
24/01 12:23 Hooded Merganser Clyde
24/01 11:58 Blue Rock Thrush Glos
24/01 09:31 Pallid Harrier E Yorks
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Friday 20th January 2017 Friday 20th January 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Mute Swan
Link Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
Dan Brown, 01/01/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Black-throated Thrush at Adwick Washlands RSPB (Dearne Valley) (S Yorks)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
11–17 January
A large influx of Glaucous Gulls and a new Black-throated Thrush entertained birders in a productive mid-January week.
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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...
Research Recently described moth named in honour of new US president
ThumbnailA recently described moth species has been named in honour of the new US president, Donald Trump. Link read on
BirdLife Renewed hope for Critically Endangered macaw
ThumbnailA new roosting site, as well promoting the use of artificial feathers in traditional headdresses, gives renewed hope for the continued survival of Blue-throated Macaw. Link read on
Research Lost Yellowhammer dialects remain preserved in New Zealand
ThumbnailNew research into bird accents has shown that some regional dialects, now lost from the British countryside, still exist on the other side of the planet. Link read on
More articles...
Link WWT Gulls, mink and nutrients implicated in Pochard decline
Link 'Biking Birder' breaks European green year list record
Link Patchwork Challenge 2016 — the winners!
Link Birding abroad Ohio in spring — warbler central
Link British Dragonfly Society Climate change brings new dragonflies to the UK

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