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Friday 24th March 2017

Night Parrot rediscovered in Western Australia
Four Australian birders have documented the first verified sighting of Night Parrot in Western Australia in over 100 years. Link read on
Rarity finders Baillon's Crake in Cornwall
One of the only birds Alice Davey saw during a morning at a West Cornwall beach proved to be a mega-rare crake. Link read on
Madagascan birds get huge Birdfair conservation boost
A record-breaking cheque has been presented by Birdfair to BirdLife International to help fund vital conservation work in Madagascar and Africa. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
24/03 19:39 King Eider Kerry
24/03 17:06 Long-billed Dowitcher Wexford
24/03 15:58 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
24/03 15:26 Pallid Harrier Norfolk
24/03 14:12 Eastern Black Redstart Cleveland
24/03 13:01 Bonaparte's Gull Ayrs
24/03 12:40 American Coot Outer Hebrides
24/03 09:45 Hume's Leaf Warbler Dorset
23/03 07:38 Gyr Falcon Outer Hebrides
22/03 13:30 Desert Wheatear Alderney
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Wren
Link Wayoh Reservoir, Lancashire
John Barlow, 19/03/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Black-throated Thrush at Prestwick Carr (Northumb)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
15–21 March
A Black-throated Thrush aside, major rarity news this week concerned the departures of old favourites rather than the arrival of new waifs.
Link read on
ThumbnailFeatured Tours
In partnership with Birdwatch magazine and specialist tour operators, we offer an exclusive programme of birding holidays.
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Recent articles...
Attempted predation of a Northern Wheatear by an Isabelline Shrike
ThumbnailHoward King tells the story behind a remarkable series of images obtained in Bahrain earlier in March. Link read on
American wildlife system to suffer massive budget cuts
ThumbnailJust days after the US Refuge System celebrated its 114th birthday, the Trump Administration has announced dramatic and damaging cuts to conservation programs. Link read on
RSPB Puffins set to benefit from Heritage Lottery Fund grant
ThumbnailAn RSPB Scotland project to aid conservation efforts for Puffins has been awarded £49,800 by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Link read on
More articles...
Link Review Beddington Farmlands Bird and Wildlife Report 2015
Link More than 800,000 birds illegally killed on British military base in Cyprus
Link Research Royal revelations
Link Research Slender chance of curlew rediscovery
Link Rarity finders Glaucous-winged Gull on Fair Isle

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