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Saturday 19th April 2014

Grey-headed Gull: a potential vagrant to Britain?
Josh Jones takes a look at European and North American records of Grey-headed Gull and argues that we should be taking this species more seriously as a potential vagrant to Britain. Link read on
Birders Against Wildlife Crime
A new group has launched a website aimed at galvanizing birders to be more aware of wildlife crime, and how to report it. Link read on
RSPB British Little Terns at risk from climate change
One of the UK's rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeeze our coastline. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
19/04 11:41 Two-barred Crossbill Surrey
19/04 11:36 Baikal Teal Cambs
19/04 09:41 Two-barred Crossbill Norfolk
19/04 09:15 Two-barred Crossbill Kent
19/04 08:16 Hume's Leaf Warbler Kent
19/04 07:42 White-billed Diver E Yorks
18/04 20:42 Franklin's Gull Glamorgan
18/04 11:42 Two-barred Crossbill Manc'r
18/04 09:10 White-billed Diver Aberdeenshire
18/04 07:54 White-billed Diver Shetland
Latest sightings Latest sightings

Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 16th April 2014 Wednesday 16th April 2014

Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Ring Ouzel
Link Bollihope Common, Durham
Derek Bilton, 05/04/14
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Eurasian Crag Martin at Flamborough Head (E Yorks)
Featured Site
Link Ouse Washes RSPB, Cambridgeshire
ThumbnailReview of the Week 9th–15th April
A couple of big finds this week: a Crag Martin on the Yorkshire coast and a Pied-billed Grebe at Rutland Water. Link read on
Recent articles...
RBBP Reporting rare breeding birds this season
ThumbnailA reminder on reporting rare breeding birds in 2014. Link read on
BTO What a difference a year makes!
ThumbnailGiven the mild conditions of early spring, the situation for early nesting species is entirely different this year when compared to last. Link read on
Moth News Highland day-flying speciality moth search in mid-spring 2014
ThumbnailTom Prescott and Steve Whitehouse detail an upcoming search for Kentish Glory and Small Dark Yellow Underwing in Highland Scotland. Link read on
More articles...
Link BTO Britain & Ireland's birds mapped digitally for the first time
Link Butterfly Conservation Butterfly Fightback Begins
Link Scottish Natural Heritage Scientists pioneer technique to identify marine life hotspots
Link Northumbria Ringing Group celebrates 50 years
Link RSPB Reward for information on Ross-shire bird of prey killings

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