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Wednesday 29th June 2016

BirdLife Spix's Macaw reappears in Brazil
A 16 year-old girl has filmed an apparently wild Spix's Macaw in Brazil on her mobile phone, after the species had not been seen in the wild since 2000. Link read on
Scottish Natural Heritage Mixed outlook for Scottish butterflies
The latest Scottish Biodiversity Indicator has reported that Scotland's butterfly populations continue to show winners and losers in the face of climate change and habitat loss. Link read on
Research World's oldest Terek Sandpiper found in Belarus
Field ornithologists at a bird-ringing station in Belarus have caught the oldest-known Terek Sandpiper. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
28/06 20:27 American White-winged Scoter Aberdeenshire
28/06 17:11 Caspian Tern Norfolk
28/06 16:16 Little Bittern S Yorks
28/06 13:11 Great Knot Norfolk
28/06 11:32 Blyth's Reed Warbler Kent
27/06 18:05 Bonaparte's Gull Northumb
27/06 18:04 King Eider Aberdeenshire
27/06 11:53 Iberian Chiffchaff Scilly
26/06 15:48 Dalmatian Pelican Cornwall
25/06 21:09 Gull-billed Tern Forth
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Ruff
Link Aird an Runair, N.Uist, Outer Hebrides
Roger Ridley, 12/06/16
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Great Knot at Titchwell RSPB (Norfolk)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
15–21 June
Norfolk's second Great Knot in three years was head and shoulders above anything else on show this week.
Link read on
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...
Review A Summer of British Wildlife by James Lowen
ThumbnailDavid Campbell seeks inspiration for summer wildlife trips from this new title by James Lowen. Link read on
EU environment ministers speak up for nature laws
ThumbnailOn 20 June, EU Environment Council ministers joined BirdLife in front of a banner calling for nature laws to be officially and immediately deemed fit for purpose. Link read on
RSPB Record number of Stone-curlews nesting on Suffolk Coast
ThumbnailThanks to an EU Life+ funded project, the RSPB has ensured that East Anglia's Stone-curlews are thriving. Link read on
More articles...
Link Dungeness Diary May 2016: Peak spring
Link Research A new threat to Hawaiian Geese: cat faeces
Link RSPB Little Gulls breeding in Scotland for first time
Link WWT Spoon-billed Sandpipers lay eggs in captivity for first time
Link Tufted Puffin: at sea off Land's End, Cornwall, 20 May 2016

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