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Ringing of Common Chiffchaffs during three consecutive winters at a waste-water treatment works in south Devon revealed that the site supported a wintering population of at least 90 birds…

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Using calls to identify crossbills is less subjective than trying to discern small differences in bill size, and the results of this study may help observers who record crossbill calls.

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Members of the seabird family Procellariidae (albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters) typically produce a single-egg clutch. Two-egg clutches have been recorded occasionally…

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On the afternoon of 14th October 2018, a swift with a white rump was found at Hornsea Mere…

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This is the fourth report by the Avian Population Estimates Panel, following those in 1997, 2006 and 2013, presenting population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom…

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There is good evidence that the breeding Water Rail population in the UK is higher than reported. Estimates from county recorders during 2016 and 2017 were used to derive an updated national total, of between 2,500 and 3,900 breeding pairs or territories…

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Birds are poisoned by lead from ammunition, for example when waterbirds and terrestrial gamebirds ingest gunshot mistakenly for grit or food, or when scavenging and predatory birds ingest fragments of lead from gunshot or bullets in the flesh of their prey…

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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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