Club members and friends celebrate 50 species from the Bristol and district area in this publication…

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Our scientific programmes bring together team members, students, volunteers and visiting researchers to provide the foundations needed for informed protection and management. Each year around 25,000 people take part in our environmental education programmes: workshops, wildlife clubs, summer camps, school visits, etc. Like everyone else, we work hard to enrol new supporters and struggle to raise sufficient funds…

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A newly published study, funded by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), has shown the potential vulnerability of birds and bats around the world to collide with wind turbines…

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This report summarises the non-passerine scarce migrants recorded in Britain in 2015…

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The first formal IUCN assessment for birds in Great Britain was undertaken and is reported on here…

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Ian James Ferguson-Lees (1929–2017): ornithologist, conservationist, author and editor

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In recent weeks there have been further developments in the battle to save one of Europe’s most important sites for wildlife, the Białowieża Forest…

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British Birds September 2017, summary of contents

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We have lost almost half of our breeding Curlews during the last 20 years and a new scientific paper, published in the journal Bird Study, looks at the reasons why…

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One Sunday last July I strolled down to the hide at RSPB Otmoor, one of my local birding patches in Oxfordshire. Five years ago I might have entered an empty hide. Not anymore. The place was packed with bird photographers, happily chatting as they waited patiently for the shot…

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