Spencer, R / March 1992 – vol. 85, issue 3, pp 117–122 In 1968, the RSPB Council established a subcommittee which it named the Rare Breeding Birds Panel. It was small, but from the outset had both a Nature Conservancy Council and a British Birds presence. Five years later, a report commented 'While many records were received by the Panel, the response was less complete than had been hoped' and, as a result of this limited success, in December 1972 it wa... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.