Species profiles

There could be as many as 35 crossbill species, and most Shore Larks are found anywhere but on the beach. Take an indepth look at these and many more species.

Focus On Great Snipe

Focus On: Great Snipe

As August turns to September, wader passage is in full swing throughout the UK. Sought-after species include Wood and Curlew Sandpipers and...


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Focus On Pine Bunting

Focus On: Pine Bunting

David Campbell takes a look at the identification and status of one of the Western Palearctic's most attractive and desirable buntings.


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Focus On Autumn 'Sibes'

Focus On: autumn 'Sibes'

September, October and November invariably deliver exciting eastern vagrants, known to birders as 'Sibes'. But what species can we expect...


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