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Saturday 21st January 2017

BOU to adopt IOC World Bird List
The British Ornithologists' Union (BOU) has announced that it is to adopt the International Ornithological Congress (IOC) World Bird List for all its ornithological needs, including the British list, from 1 January 2018. Link read on
Research Recently described moth named in honour of new US president
A recently described moth species has been named in honour of the new US president, Donald Trump. Link read on
BirdLife Renewed hope for Critically Endangered macaw
A new roosting site, as well promoting the use of artificial feathers in traditional headdresses, gives renewed hope for the continued survival of Blue-throated Macaw. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
21/01 12:46 Pine Bunting N Yorks
21/01 12:45 Hooded Merganser Clyde
21/01 12:40 Hudsonian Whimbrel Cornwall
21/01 12:40 Snowy Owl Orkney
21/01 12:36 Pacific Diver Northumb
21/01 12:31 Desert Wheatear Devon
21/01 12:28 Blue Rock Thrush Glos
21/01 10:50 Pacific Diver Cornwall
21/01 10:50 Eastern Black Redstart Cornwall
21/01 10:19 Dusky Thrush Derbys
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Friday 20th January 2017 Friday 20th January 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Mute Swan
Link Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
Dan Brown, 01/01/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link Black-throated Thrush at Adwick Washlands RSPB (Dearne Valley) (S Yorks)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
11–17 January
A large influx of Glaucous Gulls and a new Black-throated Thrush entertained birders in a productive mid-January week.
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In partnership with Birdwatch magazine and specialist tour operators, we offer an exclusive programme of birding holidays.
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Recent articles...
Research Lost Yellowhammer dialects remain preserved in New Zealand
ThumbnailNew research into bird accents has shown that some regional dialects, now lost from the British countryside, still exist on the other side of the planet. Link read on
WWT Gulls, mink and nutrients implicated in Pochard decline
ThumbnailReasons for the recent decline of Common Pochard have been scientifically investigated for the very first time by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) Link read on
'Biking Birder' breaks European green year list record
ThumbnailChris Boardman, Jason Kenny, Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins all feature on the list of illustrious British cycling champions … but how about Gary Prescott? Link read on
More articles...
Link Patchwork Challenge 2016 — the winners!
Link Birding abroad Ohio in spring — warbler central
Link British Dragonfly Society Climate change brings new dragonflies to the UK
Link BirdLife Critically Endangered tern found breeding on Korean peninsula
Link Research Sandpiper wanders thousands of miles in pursuit of sex

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