21 August 2013CommentsMain paper
The Carl Zeiss Award, established in 1991, is awarded for a photograph, or set of photographs, judged to have been most instructive for the BBRC's assessment of difficult spe...
02 September 2013CommentsMain paper
The relationship between the distribution of Barn Owl Tyto alba nest-sites and altitude was analysed in Devon and Cornwall using 30+ years of nest record data. The altitudinal distribution of nest-sites in the region is lower than would b...
22 August 2013CommentsMain paper
Peter A. Fraser
This is the second part of the tenth 'Report on scarce migrant birds in Britain', dealing with the relevant passerine species recorded during 2004-07. Non-passerines were treated in part 1 (Brit. Birds 106: 368-404), which i...
09 August 2013CommentsNews and comment
For the first time since the 1960s, Hen Harriers have failed to nest successfully in England.
Just two pairs attempted to nest this year in England, but both failed. At one of these sites, the RSPB was working with the landowner to ensure the nest was pr...