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Sunday 28th August 2016

Rarity finders Royal Tern in Co Mayo
Séamus Feeney's search for rare American waders paid off with something even more special, and Davey Farrar was in the right place at the right time to relocate the bird further south. Link read on
Focus On Booted Warbler
David Campbell looks at a classic early autumn rarity. Link read on
Spurn Migration Festival: 9-11 September 2016
Don't miss the fourth Spurn Migration Festival! Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
28/08 16:18 Baird's Sandpiper Kent
28/08 15:29 Semipalmated Sandpiper Kerry
28/08 15:22 Royal Tern Kerry
28/08 14:59 Lesser Yellowlegs Essex
28/08 14:24 Booted Warbler Shetland
28/08 12:46 Arctic Warbler Shetland
28/08 12:06 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
28/08 11:11 Bonaparte's Gull Kent
28/08 08:46 Booted Warbler Shetland
27/08 21:28 Spotted Sandpiper Scilly
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 24th August 2016 Wednesday 24th August 2016
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Wilson's Storm Petrel
Link at sea, Isles of Scilly
Richard Stonier, 20/08/16
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Royal Tern at Littor (Kerry)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
17–23 August
Arrivals from both the east and west signified a very reasonable late August 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 Airport noise impacts birdsong
ThumbnailNew research, published in the open-access journal Ecology and Evolution, has found that airport noise pollution has significant and potentially detrimental effects on birdsong. Link read on
RSPB Common Crane breeding success at Lakenheath Fen
ThumbnailFor the second year running, Common Cranes have successfully raised chicks on a Suffolk RSPB reserve. Link read on
BTO Bird Photographer of The Year winners announced
ThumbnailThe British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) in partnership with Nature Photographers Ltd has announced the winners of its inaugural Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) competition for 2015. Link read on
More articles...
Link Javan bird markets devastating Indonesian avifauna
Link Patchwork Challenge July 2016
Link Research Inbreeding linked to off-key singing in birds
Link Another satellite-tagged bird of prey 'disappears' in the Monadhliath Mountains
Link USFWS North America celebrates 100 years of protecting migratory birds

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