Review of the Week

A round-up of all the week's best bird news from across Britain, Ireland and the Western Palearctic. Read the latest edition, or search our comprehensive archive. 

Review of the Week: 25-31 July

A change in the weather delivered improved birding around Britain and Ireland, with Trindade Petrel and Barolo Shearwater providing the...


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Review of the Week: 18-24 July

The Sooty Tern relocated from Northumberland to Aberdeenshire, where it finally gave itself up. Other highlights included Franklin's Gull...


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Review of the Week: 11-17 July

Yorkshire produced both Audouin's Gull and Greater Sand Plover in another very warm and largely dry week. Just across the North Sea, a...


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Review of the Week: 4-10 July

A Sooty Tern caused a stir, although its appearance proved all too brief. Other highlights included the reappearance of the Welsh Snowy Owl...


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Review of the Week: 6-12 June

New rarities included Marsh Sandpiper in Hampshire and an apparent Black-headed Wagtail in Devon, while Rosy Starlings continued to flood...


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Review of the Week: 23-29 May

A north-easterly airflow ensured many areas, particularly the east coast, were treated to an arrival of late spring scarcities. Meanwhile,...


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Review of the Week: 16-22 May

The Song Sparrow was successfully twitched on Fair Isle and an influx of Black Terns entertained patch birders, while other delights...


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