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BB eye Why birders should tweet Report on scarce migrant birds in Britain in 2004-2007 – part 1, non-passerines This report presents data on scarce migrant birds in Britain between 2004 and 2007. Sixteen…

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BB eye A celebration of global friendship – BirdLife International’s World Congress, by Richard Porter Censusing and monitoring breeding seabirds in Britain and Ireland This is the third and final paper in a series…

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BB eye Introduced species – to tick or not?, by Jeremy Greenwood The changing status of the Great White Egret in Britain Chas Holt reviews the status of the Great White Egret in Britain….

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BB eye Ghosts… and American Goshawks, by Conor Jameson News & comment Organochlorine pesticides and birds In the second paper in our series to mark the research interests of Stanley Cramp, Ian Newton looks…

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BB eye The value of recording, by Mark Holling News and comment  The Bernard Tucker Memorial Lecture: A species is whatever I say it is Nigel Collar’s transcript of his Bernard Tucker lecture, which…

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BB eye Vultures and drugs, by Ian Newton News & comment Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom Following previous reports by the Avian Population Estimates Panel in 1997 and…

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BB eye The first in a new series of editorials. News & comment Breeding Baillon’s Crakes in Britain In the summer of 2012, at least six, and perhaps as many as 11,…

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Changes in the wintering population and distribution of Slavonian Grebes in Shetland In Shetland, wintering Slavonian Grebes occupy sheltered voes and feed in water depths of less than 20 m over muddy and…

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Summary of contents Important Bird Areas: St Helena St Helena is a remote, volcanic island in the tropical South Atlantic. Before human settlers arrived, a range of habitats developed and the island supported…

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Summary of contents Report on rare birds in Great Britain in 2011 The 54th annual report of the British Birds Rarities Committee presents details of rare birds recorded in Britain in 2011,…

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