Always entertaining, sometimes controversial – the views of some of birding's top opinion-makers.

Lucy McRobert: mimics

Mimicry is commonly encountered in the bird world, but sometimes humans exhibit such behaviours too, writes our columnist.


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Ed Stubbs: bogey birds

We all have them – species that have managed to evade our lists, sometimes despite concerted effort to see them or even involving multiple...


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Missed connections

More people than ever are professing an interest in nature, but the evidence shows a worrying lack of understanding when it comes to...


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