Unfortunately, a small number of defective copies of the December issue of BB have been despatched to subscribers – if you have one, please let Hazel Jenner know – send her an e-mail with your name (and address or subscriber number) and we’ll send out a fresh copy.

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British Birds December 2018: summary of contents

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A European Storm-petrel chick has been recorded calling on the Shiant Isles for the very first time. This is an important step for the Shiant Isles Recovery Project as it’s the first known breeding of this species on the islands….

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RSPB Scotland is appealing for information following the suspicious disappearance of four satellite tagged Hen Harriers over the last 10 weeks…

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Many North American waders are recorded in Europe each year as transatlantic vagrants, but such vagrancy is much harder to identify in species that are common on both continents…

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This is the 43rd report published by the Rare Breeding Birds Panel (RBBP), and includes details of 86 rare or scarce native taxa that bred, or showed signs of breeding, in the UK in 2016…

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A Yellow Wagtail of the subspecies M. f. iberiae found at East Lea, Filey, Yorkshire, on 22nd April 2015 has been accepted as the first record of this taxon for Britain…

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British Birds November 2018, summary of contents

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The Keyhaven area in southwest Hampshire is well known for its nationally important breeding concentrations of gulls and terns, a substantial list of vagrants, and its fine seawatching in favourable conditions in spring…

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The latest in a series of occasional publications produced by Carlisle Natural History Society is a collection of four articles relevant to the ornithological history of Cumbria…

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