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The Narcissus/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher complex has now been split into four full species; this is an adult male nominate Narcissus Flycatcher in Osaka, Japan. Photo: kuribo (commons.wikimedia.org).

Splits make four on the fly

Long suspected to be four separate species, this taxonomic status of the Narcissus/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher complex in Asia now appears to be confirmed.

Russet Bush Warbler, such as this nominate bird, now finds itself with four sister species and the possibility of more to come. Photo: Per Alström.

Five in the bush

A south-east Asian Locustella bush warbler has been found to consist of cryptic species after analysis of its songs, biometrics and DNA.

Downloadable Birdwatch magazine main index v5.12 PDF - articles

A downloadable PDF index of Birdwatch articles, features and stories from 2001 up to the December 2015 issue.

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rss feed for birdwatch albums Photos & Videos

Show off your latest sightings in the Birdwatch.co.uk photo gallery, simply register for a free account and you can start uploading your photos straight away. Here are a few of the latest gallery additions.

Long Water, Kensington Gardens, London, 4 February 2016.

Posted by Richard on 06 Feb 2016

Long Water, Kensington Gardens, London, 4 February 2016

Posted by Richard on 06 Feb 2016

About half a dozen long tailed tits visit the feeder in Buckinghamshire regularly.

Posted by Gillian on 09 Feb 2016

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Balkan eagles poisoned by pesticides

Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Birds of prey are being threatened on a new front in Eastern Europe, as eagles and other raptors have been discovered poisoned by pesticides.

European songbirds perfect their voices while wintering in Africa

Posted: 11 Feb 2016
New research suggests that migratory songbirds may sing during the winter months to improve their song quality ahead of the forthcoming breeding season.

BirdGuides Photo of the Year 2015 results are in!

Posted: 10 Feb 2016
The winners of the BirdGuides awards for Photo of the Year 2015 have now been announced.


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