A Western Swamphen was discovered on the South Girder pool at Minsmere RSPB reserve, Suffolk, on 31st July 2016…

Read More »

This short paper summarises the taxonomic history, distribution and status of the ‘Purple Swamphen’ complex…

Read More »

British Birds September 2018: summary of contents

Read More »

Is there space on your shelf for another book on gulls? For any ‘gull freak’ the answer will always be ‘yes’…

Read More »

The front cover image is of resting Oystercatchers, the back cover of Ringed Plovers. Their bold plumage patterns are a gift to printmakers but even so, as book jackets go, this is a stunner and an indication of the quality of artwork by Robert Gillmor…

Read More »

This new book provides a comprehensive review of all the rare birds, both breeding species and vagrants, to have occurred in Poland…

Read More »

Until recently, the migration route and wintering areas of Red-necked Phalaropes breeding in Scotland was a matter of speculation…

Read More »

By John Headon, Martin Collinson and Martin Cade Abstract A Pale-legged Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes was discovered dead after hitting a window at the lighthouse on St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, on 21st…

Read More »

This report summarises the non-passerine scarce migrant birds recorded in Britain in 2016. It was a record year for two species: Cattle Egret, with a remarkable total of 192 birds, and Green-winged Teal…

Read More »

British Birds August 2018, summary of contents

Read More »