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Thursday 29th June 2017

BirdLife Paradise saved: rare birds stage comeback on Pacific islands
Five remote Pacific islands are once again safe havens for four of the world’s rarest bird species following the success of an ambitious island restoration project. Link read on
Rarity finders Myrtle Warbler on Skokholm
Giselle Eagle's cursory check of the island's southern circuit hit pay-dirt when a mystery song emanated from some elder bushes. Link read on
News UK Hen Harrier population plummets to new low
Conservationists have raised fresh concerns as a new study finds that Britain's Hen Harrier population has suffered a 13 per cent decline over the past six years. Link read on
This week at a glance...
Latest rarities
29/06 15:58 Lesser Yellowlegs Staffs
29/06 15:24 Black-browed Albatross Borders
29/06 14:47 King Eider Ceredigion
29/06 12:13 Caspian Tern Carmarthen
29/06 12:09 Black-browed Albatross Northumb
28/06 17:57 Pacific Golden Plover Orkney
28/06 17:23 Little Bittern Somerset
28/06 11:35 Iberian Chiffchaff Cheshire
27/06 18:02 Pied-billed Grebe Argyll
27/06 11:54 Savi's Warbler Suffolk
Latest sightings Latest sightings
Latest Weekly Newsletter
Wednesday 28th June 2017 Wednesday 28th June 2017
Photo of the Week Rosette
Photo of the WeekLink Swallow
Link Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Kev Joynes, 23/06/17
Link Former Photos of the Week
Link Latest pictures
Bird of the Week
Link White-throated Needletail at Castlebay, Barra (Outer Hebrides)
Featured Site
Link St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
ThumbnailReview of the Week
21–27 June
White-throated Needletail, Elegant Tern and a flock of European Bee-eaters made for an eventful mid-summer week.
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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...
RSPB Little Tern eggs stolen in Suffolk
ThumbnailThe RSPB and Suffolk police are appealing for information after 10 Little Tern eggs were illegally taken from nests at a colony at Kessingland. Link read on
News Doñana NP in Spain devastated by forest fire
ThumbnailThis specially protected area and UNESCO World Heritage Park in Andalusia is at the mercy of a huge wildfire, threatening wildlife and people alike. Link read on
RSPB 'Wigwam' nestboxes help a scarce bird to breed in South Yorkshire
ThumbnailBearded Tits are breeding for the first time at the RSPB's Old Moor reserve, having been provided with specially designed nestboxes. Link read on
More articles...
Link Wildlife Trusts Kielder Ospreys become living art
Link RSPB Spoonbills breed in Yorkshire for the first time
Link BirdLife Pheasant wiped out by the Vietnam war to return?
Link News Translocation project hopes to re-establish Ospreys in Poole Harbour
Link Review The Birds of Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands 2014

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