Latest research by the BTO has found that, although several birds may benefit from a changing climate, particularly in the north, some species will be hit hard and among these are some of the most vulnerable British birds…

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This is the 59th annual report of the British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC). Remarkably, Chas Holt’s first report as Secretary includes seven new species for Britain…

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If, like me, you love to watch Hen Harriers Circus cyaneus, then you are not in a minority. In fact, I have yet to meet a birdwatcher who does not enjoy seeing them hunting or skydancing in search of a mate. Perhaps the same is true for other birds of prey too, but right now, for many people, the Hen Harrier has become the chief flag-carrier for persecuted raptors in Britain…

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This is a fun book in which Bill takes a look back at the various gardens he has watched birds in, from the time he was a small boy…

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Scientists have found that city Sparrowhawks in Scotland are more successful than their country cousins, in a first of its kind study on this species…

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British Birds October 2017, summary of contents

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While I was pondering on what to write about this book, a female Sparrowhawk carried off the cock Blackbird whose visits to our garden I had been enjoying for weeks. The Blackbird had been a bit of a wimp when it came to seeing off the male from next door, but when it came to proclaiming himself and his patch, he was a virtuoso in song. His voice, I thought, was something I would really miss in the spring evenings…

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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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