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BB eye A turning tide for seabirds in the UK Overseas Territories Important Bird Areas: The Falkland Islands The Falkland Islands are a UK Overseas Territory, some 12,700 km from the UK….

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BB eye Citizen Action for Swifts Report on scarce migrant birds in Britain in 2008-10: passerines This report summarises the scarce passerine migrants recorded in Britain during 2008-10. Three good years for…

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BB eye The saga of spring hunting in Malta The migration of Common and Arctic Terns in southern England Keith Vinicombe analyses 36 years’ worth of his counts of Common and Arctic…

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BB eye In praise of… Patchwork Non-native breeding birds in the UK, 2009-11 This Rare Breeding Birds Panel report covers only non-native species recorded breeding in the UK during 2009-11. A total…

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BB eye Bird Atlas 2007-11 The occurrence and arrival routes of North American landbirds in Britain Tom Bond has analysed accepted records of North American landbirds in Britain from 1958 to 2012…

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BB eye A place for the misfit The Great White Egret in Europe: population increase and range expansion since 1980 The European breeding and non-breeding populations of the Great White Egret have increased dramatically…

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BB eye British Birds – the past, present and future Redpolls: a review of their taxonomy, identification and British status For taxonomists and birders alike, redpolls have long posed complex problems. This major paper…

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BB eye Thinking big Subalpine Warbler variation and taxonomy In this paper, Lars Svensson summarises the current knowledge of variation within the Subalpine Warbler complex. A new morphological character, regarding differences in the tail…

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BB eye The challenges of assessing records of rare birds Report on rare birds in Great Britain in 2012 The 55th annual report of the British Birds Rarities Committee presents details of rare…

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BB eye The culture of killing Rare breeding birds in the UK in 2011 The 38th report of the Rare Breeding Birds Panel includes details of 88 species or distinctive races that bred…

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