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

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

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

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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…

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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…

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A notable gathering of wintering Common Chiffchaffs at Nigg Bay, North-east Scotland, forms the basis of this short paper. In addition to field observations, six of the seven birds were trapped and ringed…

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Three subspecies of Common Chiffchaff have occurred in Britain. ‘Siberian Chiffchaff’ P. c. tristis is now recognised as a scarce but regular migrant…

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The islands of St Kilda are remote, spectacular and alive with many thousands of birds…

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Observations of two mixed-singing Willow Warblers in Surrey indicated that both birds were interspecifically territorial with Common Chiffchaffs…

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An unstreaked Acrocephalus warbler found freshly dead near Jenny Brown’s Point, Lancashire & North Merseyside, on 11th December 2011 proved to be an unseasonal Reed Warbler A. scirpaceus…

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