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Review of the Week: 10-16 April

The Tengmalm's Owl reappeared on Shetland for a few days before visibly migrating northwards. Passage was otherwise sluggish, although the...


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Flesh-footed Shearwater by Martijn Verdoes (

Trouble in paradise

Alex Bond, Senior Curator of Birds at the Natural History Museum at Tring, looks at the effects plastic pollution is having on seabirds...


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Little Gull photo ID guide

Josh Jones provides tips on how to recognise a birders' favourite – Little Gull – and separate it from the familiar Black-headed and much...


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