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A range of authoritative information and comment from some of birding's best known experts on identification, conservation, wildlife photography, garden birding, taxonomy and more. Brush up your birding skills, read fascinating species profiles or plan your next birding trip. You can also read our Review of the Week and find out who won Photo of the Week.

Iran

• Spring 2019 • £2,895 including flights • Pleske's Ground Jay, Sind Woodpecker, Caspian Tit, White-eyed Buzzard, Great Stone-curlew, Bay-backed Shrike and, with luck, White-winged Grosbeak could be among the many highlights

01/07/2017

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Common Cranes © David Callahan

Hungary

• 29 Oct–2 Nov 2017 (extension to 5 Nov) • €995 plus flights (extension €580) • Ural Owl, Red-breasted and Lesser White-fronted Geese...

01/07/2017

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Siberian Rubythroat © Jim Nicolson

Shetland

• 23-30 Sep 2017 • £1,185 (excluding travel to/from Shetland) • Myrtle Warbler, Siberian Rubythroat, White's and Swainson's Thrushes,...

01/07/2017

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Lucy McRobert: emotivate!

It’s time for wildlife charities to tug on our heartstrings if they’re ever to get the kind of funds needed to really protect nature, says...

17/07/2017

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Bill Oddie: spare that tree!

Poland’s Białowieza Forest is a refuge for a huge variety of wildlife, but it’s under threat from ever-increasing logging. Surely that’s...

17/07/2017

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Photo of the Week: 5–11 July

Photo of the Week: 5–11 July

David Moreton's charming shot of a Barn Swallow feeding its youngster earns him the Photo of the Week accolade, the second Swallow shot to...

12/07/2017

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