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Against the backcloth of biodiversity in crisis, the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science was established in 2014. Its aim is to identify, provide and interpret the scientific evidence needed to help the RSPB and others to make informed decisions on biodiversity conservation and the environment…

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The Wash, straddling the counties of Norfolk and Lincolnshire, is the most important estuary for wildlife in the UK…

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This article describes the circumstances surrounding a male Falcated Duck at WWT Welney, Norfolk, in December 1986…

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When considering additions to the British List, wildfowl are among the most controversial group of bird species for the British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee to consider…

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This report documents the status of rare or scarce native birds that were recorded breeding, or showed signs of breeding, in the UK in 2017. It was a particularly memorable year for rare breeding birds…

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This report presents data on scarce passerine migrants recorded in Britain during 2017…

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Ascension Island is a UK Overseas Territory in the tropical South Atlantic that supports regionally and globally important nesting populations of 11 seabird species…

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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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