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The Carl Zeiss Award 2005

01 November 2005
Comments Main paper One of the most enjoyable tasks in the working year of the BBRC is judging the Carl Zeiss Award for the most instructive photograph, or series of photographs, of a British rarity assessed during that year. The photographs that we receive as part of rar...
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Fifty years ago:

01 November 2005
Comments Other SARDINIAN WARBLER ON LUNDY – An adult male Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) was trapped on Lundy at 0905 hrs G.M.T. on 10th May 1955. After being examined, measured and photographed, it was shown to F. W. Gade and then released about mid...
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Conservation research news

01 November 2005
Comments News and comment Global climate change is rarely out of the news and its future impact on the natural world is widely predicted to be catastrophic. While climatologists agree that further climate change is inevitable, it may be possible to buffer individual species or ...
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Notes

01 November 2005
Comments Notes All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the a...
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Reviews

01 November 2005
Comments Reviews BIRDS OF SOUTH ASIA – THE RIPLEY GUIDE By Pamela C. Rasmussen and John C. Anderton. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, 2005. Two volumes; 1,061 pages; 180 plates; 1,450 distribution maps, line diagrams, sonograms, etc. ISBN 84-87334-67-9. Hardback, £55....
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News and Comment

01 November 2005
Comments News and comment Half of the infamous Altamont Pass windfarm near San Francisco, in California, will be shut down for four months from 1st November, at the tail-end of the migration season. The annual birdkill at Altamont is almost equivalent to the total number of tur...
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