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Summary of contents The merging of populations of Greylag Geese breeding in Britain Two breeding populations of Greylag Goose are currently recognised in the UK: i) the northwest Scotland (or native) population, the…

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Summary of contents The changing status of the breeding birds of the Inner London area London’s birds have been studied in detail for about 120 years. Stanley Cramp was co-author of two…

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Summary of contents The ecology and conservation of the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker The Lesser Spotted Woodpecker is in serious decline in Britain and in many other countries in northwest Europe. In this paper…

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Summary of contents What the eye doesn’t see: the prevalence of fraud in ornithology Andrew Harrop, Martin Collinson and Tim Melling broach one of the thorniest topics in birding. They suggest that there…

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Summary of contents The Nightingale in Britain: status, ecology and conservation needs The Common Nightingale is currently on the UK’s Amber list of birds of conservation concern, but the recent population trend indicates…

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Summary of contents Madeiran Storm-petrel off Scilly: new to Britain A Madeiran Storm-petrel was seen and photographed from a boat approximately 12-14 km southeast of Scilly on 28th July 2007. The bird made…

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Summary of contents Eurasian Bittern distribution and abundance in the UK during the 2009/10 winter By collating records from a number of sources, primarily BirdGuides, BirdTrack and county bird recorders, Simon Wotton and…

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Summary of contents Report on rare birds in Great Britain in 2010 The 53rd annual report of the British Birds Rarities Committee presents details of rare birds recorded in Britain in 2010…

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Summary of contents Rare breeding birds in the UK in 2009 The 36th report of the Rare Breeding Birds Panel presents details of the status of rare breeding birds in the UK in…

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Summary of contents The changing status of the Common Crane in the UK The Common Crane was a familiar part of the UK avifauna up to the sixteenth century, although there are…

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