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: Barred Warbler

Barred Warbler or Garden Warbler: how do you tell the difference when faced with one in front of you on a coastal headland? Find out how...


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Focus On Gorgeous Godwits

Focus On: gorgeous godwits

For many birdwatchers, godwits are a favourite genus of waders – but how do you tell them apart? Find out with our latest illustrated ID...


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Focus On Bullfinch

Focus On: Bullfinch

The Bullfinch is one of our most enigmatic birds, not least because of its shy and retiring nature. Find out more about this attractive...


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Focus On Mediterranean Gulls

Focus On: Mediterranean Gulls

Although not a rarity, a summer-plumaged Mediterranean Gull is a match in looks for any of the rare gulls to occur in Britain and Ireland....


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