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RBA Birdnews on Twitter
You can now receive the RBA birdnews direct to your Twitter feed. From breaking megas, the latest rarity and scarcity updates and all your local news, it’s all there. It works on any device on which you can view Twitter, including many devices for which there are no dedicated birdnews apps such as Windows and Blackberry.
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We have 11 different news feeds covering Britain and Ireland. Western Palearctic. Please don't submit follow requests for the feeds until you have emailed us (details below) and have had a reply.
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Jon Dunn rounds up this week's news from around Britain and the Western Palearctic with the first record of Short-tailed Shearwater and plenty more. More here >
Researchers report that Brown-headed Cowbirds show a bias in the sex ratio of their offspring depending on the time of the breeding season. More here >
Researchers think that local parasites are influencing why Barn Swallows in Europe, the Middle East and Colorado are choosing their mates differently. More here >