Rarities Roundup – British Birds.

Rarities Roundup11th November – 15th December 2020  The highlight of the period was undoubtedly the occurrence of two potential new birds for the British List: a Ruby-crowned Kinglet on Barra, Outer Hebrides, on 12th–19th November, and a White-bellied Storm-petrel passing Cley, Norfolk, on 17th November. Other mega rarities found during the month were a Crag Martin at Kirkwall, Orkney, on 18th November and then another at Kingsdown, Kent, from 21st November … Continue reading Rarities Roundup – British Birds.

Red List 2020: seven things you might have missed

The carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may soon need to become one verse shorter as a European partridge is listed as Near Threatened. Meanwhile, paradise is restored for one flycatcher, proving that conservation can achieve great things. Explore these and more in our round-up of fascinating under-the-radar findings from this year’s Red List update… By Jessica Law Donate to our Red List appeal and help … Continue reading Red List 2020: seven things you might have missed