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: 5-11 June

In a fairly quiet week, a Baillon's Crake tempted the idea of a good summer for the species and several decent rarities were up for grabs...


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Review of the Week: 22-28 May

Upland Sandpiper, Eurasian Crag Martin and the Baikal Teal moving northwards highlighted another good week. Meanwhile, the Pied Crow hopped...


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Review of the Week: 15-21 May

The best Bluethroat fall for many years was backed up by the arrival of numerous rarities, including Eurasian Scops Owl, Western Orphean...


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Review of the Week: 8-14 May

The mega alert sounded three times over a relatively busy weekend, while prizes on the Continent continued to tease. Ed Stubbs rounds up...


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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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Review of the Week: 3-9 April

Inland patch-workers were treated to an influx of Little Gulls, as well as good numbers of popular migrants such as Ring Ouzel. Josh Jones...


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