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Review of the Week: 5-11 December

An excellent December week produced highlights in the form of Dusky Thrush and American Royal Tern, while seasonal oddities included a couple of Red-rumped Swallows. Josh Jones reports.


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The parakeets of Barcelona

Barcelona is famed for Gaudí, brilliant beaches and its world-beating football team, but also supports Europe's most diverse population of...


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Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill - an endemic

Sri Lanka

• 16-26 January 2019 SOLD OUT | 15-25 January 2020 (extension to 26 Jan 2020) • £1,810 (extension £220) • Island endemics and other...


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• 23-28 April 2019 • £1,495 including flights • Endemic Corsican Nuthatch and Corsican Finch, plus four other recently split species,...


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Siberian Jay (photo courtesy of Birding Breaks).


• 23-28 April 2019 • €1,495 • Siberian Jay, Siberian Tit, owls, woodpeckers, grouse


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Brown Fish Owl - Dominic Mitchell


• 15-20 June 2019 • £1,345 including international flights • Brown Fish Owl, Krüper’s Nuthatch, Wallcreeper, White-winged Snow Finch and...


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