The Carl Zeiss Award is awarded for the best rarity submission of the year…

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Differences in the primary spacing between Iberian Chiffchaff and Common Chiffchaff are described, based on measurements from good-quality photographs of birds on the breeding grounds…

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The egg of the Common Guillemot is one of the most strikingly beautiful of all British breeding birds…

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Iberian Chiffchaff has become an annual vagrant to Britain, but in some cases the identification of this subtle species remains extremely challenging.

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Falcons

Book reviews // 05.08.2017

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A new New Naturalist volume involving birds is almost always a joy and this book is no exception…

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Minsmere, which celebrated its 70th anniversary as an RSPB reserve in 2017, has been an inspiration to naturalists and birdwatchers through its variety of habitats and species, its role in saving some of the UK’s most iconic breeding birds and the sense of space, peace, connection with nature that it provides…

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British Birds August 2017, summary of contents

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The latest national survey of Scotland’s population of Capercaillies, the world’s largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals – making it one of the country’s most endangered birds…

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As the title implies, this is a detailed account of one man’s dedication to his local patch in Cornwall…

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The Nottinghamshire European Bee-eaters have successfully hatched chicks – just the third time this has happened in the UK in a decade…

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