Rockabill, in Co. Dublin, supports the most important colony of Roseate Terns in Europe. This paper describes the first boat-based visual tracking of Roseate Terns from Rockabill and relates this to observations of chick provisioning at the colony…

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In this paper we summarise the current knowledge of stonechat taxonomy, and the identification and British status of the three ‘Eastern Stonechat’ taxa that are known to have occurred here…

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Tracking suggests that the Omani population of Egyptian Vultures must greatly exceed the published estimate of 100 pairs…

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British Birds September 2019: summary of contents

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The migrations of Common Sandpipers are described by combining ringing data with findings from a geolocator study in Highland Scotland…

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This report summarises the non-passerine scarce migrant birds recorded in Britain in 2017. Several wetland and seabird species appeared in record, or near-record numbers, though the factors influencing each species appear to differ…

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Results from a long-term study show that, after a successful first brood, it is clearly not unusual for Grasshopper Warblers in Cumbria to be double-brooded…

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British Birds August 2019: summary of contents

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The author has produced two Birdwatching guides for eastern Germany; this guide for the northeast was published in 2015, and now it has been extended and updated…

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It seems odd to be recommending a paperback containing a complicated detective story in the pages of BB – but I do so without hesitation. Read it yourselves, enjoy it and learn from it!

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