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In this section, you will find daily and monthly collections of rarity photos from both the UK and N. America. We have a STOP PRESS Photos Page for video clips or photos of the latest current rarity from both countries. This is updated daily, In some cases, this could be within hours of the bird being seen!

We also have all the latest birding news from all over the world - updated every minute! click here


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Britain and Ireland Stop Press Rarities

N. American Stop Press Rarities

European Stop Press Rarities

World Rarities

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Britain and Ireland Scarce Birds

Britain and Europe Common Birds

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Blast from the Past - UK Rarities

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britain and ireland

PHOTOS

• STOP PRESS RARE BIRD PHOTOS: Check out the very latest rarity photos click here

• SCARCE BIRDS PHOTOS: Not quite as rare as the stop press but tasty all the same. click here

PAST PHOTOS
April 2002 - Jan 2002 December 2001 November 2001
Autumn 2001 - Scilly(pt1) Autumn 2001 - Scilly (pt2) October 2001
September 2001 August 2001 July 2001
June 2001 May 2001 April 2001
Late March 2001 Winter 2001 December 2000
November 2000 Autumn 2000 - Scilly


NEWS, FEATURES & ARTICLES

• LATEST UK RARITY NEWS - click here

• The Predictor is back!

• The very best of British and Irish Birding - 2004 review

• Do you keep a British Life or Year List? Rank yourself today!

Other interesting articles:

Rock Bunting in Yorkshire

Redpolls

Gulls, gulls, gulls - photos from around the UK winter 2001/2002 including Paul Hackett's festive wanderings

• The Baikal Teal at Minsmere

Britain and Ireland - Bird of the Year 2001 - Snowy Egret!

• Read Bill Jackson's Account of Britain's First Snowy Egret

• Trumpeter Swan - Re-introductions and vagrancy potential

• A Portrait of British Rarities During the 1990s (sketchbook)

• Siberian Blue Robin in Suffolk: an addition to the British List


north america

PHOTOS

STOP PRESS RARE BIRD PHOTOS: Check out the latest rarity photos click here

PAST PHOTOS AND ROUND-UPS
March 2002 - January 2002 December 2001 November 2001
October 2001 September 2001 August 2001
July 2001 June 2001 May 2001
April 2001 March 2001 February 2001
January 2001 December 2000 November 2000
October 2000 September 2000 August 2000
July 2000 June 2000


NEWS, FEATURES & ARTICLES

LATEST N. AMERICAN STATE RARITY NEWS click here

•Blast from the Past:The 1996 southern California Ivory Gull. The first record for California, the first record for the Pacific Coast south of Washington and the most southerly Ivory Gull ever recorded in the world! click here


RECOMMENDED GUIDES FOR THE RARITY ENTHUSIAST:
America's 100 Most Wanted Birds

A must have for rarity chasers and listers or even for the occasional reminisce. 100 species with "best bets" spots detailed and line drawings. Color photographs at the back and a more detailed site guide with maps.

Go to General Birding in the book store.

A Photographic Guide to the Rare Birds of Britain and Europe

Descriptions and photos of Europe's rarest birds. This second edition has a 12 page supplementary of "rares" seen in Britain and Europe up to 1997. Field descriptions of 284 species with 720 photos.

Go to General Birding in the book store.

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