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Pied Crow: wild or escape?

Sam Viles takes a look at historical records of Pied Crow around the Western Palearctic and assesses whether the wide-ranging 2018 bird has...


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Autumn 2018 on Corvo

Peter Alfrey reports back on another phenomenal autumn for Nearctic and Palearctic vagrants on the magical Azorean island.


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The magic of patching

With the year winding down to a close, the discovery of a county mega showed Matt Phelps that patch birding can always deliver surprises,...


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Sawbill photo ID guide

Andy Stoddart is on hand to offer expert advice on separating Goosander, Red-breasted Merganser, Smew and Hooded Merganser in all plumages.


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