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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.
The birdnews feeds
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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One of the most productive Egyptian Vulture pairs in Bulgaria, and their newly hatched chicks, have been killed. More here >
Researchers have been surprised to find that Adelie penguins in Antarctica prefer reduced sea ice conditions. More here >
New research reveals that these birds, from the Alcidae family which includes puffins, murres and their relatives, produce efficient propulsive wakes while flying and swimming. More here >