What’s in the latest BB? December 2017

  • – Rare breeding birds in the UK in 2015
  • – Acadian Flycatcher in Kent: new to Britain
  • – Letters
  • – Book reviews
  • – News & comment
  • – My patch

Latest articles

    This is a low-budget book – in paperback, with a page size only just greater than A5 and a centrally bound eight-page section of colour photographs of habitats – but it is fantastic! The author and publisher have produced a high-quality successor to the county avifauna produced by John Barnes in 1997…

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    This report documents the status of 100 species of rare or scarce birds that were recorded breeding, or showed signs of breeding, in the UK in 2015. The year was notable for the addition of a new breeding species for the UK: Iberian Chiffchaff…

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    The State of the UK’s Birds 2017 (SUKB) – the one-stop shop for all the latest results from bird surveys and monitoring studies – this year highlights how many of the UK’s species are already being affected by climate change, responding to UK average summer temperatures having increased by nearly 1ºC since the 1980s.

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    British Birds December 2017, summary of contents

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    This is the most comprehensive reference list of the birds of the Falkland Islands published to date. It is the latest addition to the BOC Checklist Series (formerly the BOU Checklists) and describes the Falklands status, distribution and the current taxonomy of 259 species, comprising the 205 species confirmed on the archipelago plus 54 for which records are considered unconfirmed…

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