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Sunday 1st February 2015

Review of the Year 2014 — Part III
David Campbell looks back at the avian highlights of the final three months of 2014. Link read on
Horrific vulture poisonings continue in Turkey
Raptor persecution is not just a threat to endangered species in western Europe, as a series of incidents of vulture poisoning in eastern Turkey have shown this month. Link read on
Natural England Trial release of Beavers approved in Devon
Natural England has announced that England's first 'wild' colony of breeding Eurasian Beavers will be allowed to remain on the River Otter in Devon. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
01/02 18:10 American Coot Kerry
01/02 16:13 Bonaparte's Gull Devon
01/02 15:54 Forster's Tern Galway
01/02 15:10 Bonaparte's Gull Glamorgan
01/02 15:06 Black Scoter Kerry
01/02 14:05 Lesser Scaup Cornwall
01/02 10:50 Pacific Diver Cornwall
01/02 09:05 Harlequin Duck Aberdeenshire
31/01 18:02 Lesser Yellowlegs E Sussex
31/01 16:40 Laughing Gull Cork
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Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 28th January 2015 Wednesday 28th January 2015

Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Common Buzzard
Link Glasgow, Clyde
Steven Mcgrath, 22/01/15
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Rough-legged Buzzard at Grindale (E Yorks)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week 21–27 January
A dead Little Bustard in Norfolk was the biggest discovery of a quieter week, though the Harlequin continued to perform well. Link read on
Recent articles...
Review Dragonflies & Damselflies of Great Britain and Ireland (2014 edition)
ThumbnailJosh Jones examines the newly updated and revised edition of the classic Dragonflies & Damselflies of Great Britain and Ireland. Link read on
Patchwork Challenge Tiree 2014 review
ThumbnailTiree resident John Bowler describes a truly phenomenal year on his Balephuil patch. Link read on
Fair Isle's record year
ThumbnailFIBO warden David Parnaby tells the tale of how Fair Isle's 22-year record year list was broken in 2014. Link read on
More articles...
Link WWT Smew adapting well to climatic change
Link Rarity finders The Slaty-backed Gull at Killybegs
Link Review of the Year 2014 — Part II
Link Champions of the Flyway Help us end the illegal slaughter of songbirds in Cyprus
Link Patchwork Challenge Hemsby 2014 review

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