'BB' goes owling. A special BB-SUNBIRD trip to Finland in search of owls has been arranged for 9th-18th May 1993, led by Finnish raptor expert Dick Forsman and Killian Mullamey. In the south, we expect to find Eagle Bubo bubo, Pygmy Glaucidlium passerinum, Ural Strix uraknsis and Tengmalm's Aegolius funereus, while farther north, in Lapland, we shall seek Hawk Sumia ulula and Great Grey Strix nebulosa, as well as Siberian Tit Parus cinctus, Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus, Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucliator and breeding waders. BB subscribers are entitled to claim a 10% discount. For full details, contact Sunbird, PO Box 76, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 IDF, phone Sandy (0767) 682969.
Binders The British Birds Binder, into which 12 issues and the index can be inserted, is temporarily unavailable. An announcement concerning new-style binders will be made shortly.
Books in British BirdShop The following books have been added to the list this month: Mundy, Butchart, Ledger & Piper: Vultures of Africa. Snow: Birds, Discovery and Conservation: 100 years of the British Ornithologists' Club For all your book orders, please use the British BirdShop order form on pages xi & xii.