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London Bird Report

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London Bird Report 2016

Lesser Whitethroat (Russ Sherriff)The latest issue of the London Bird Report was published in May 2018 and contains a wealth of information for people who live or work in London, or bird-watch in London. This is one of the annual publications that members of the London Natural History Society (LNHS) receive as part of their membership. Find out how to join the LNHS. You can also buy back issues of the London Bird Report.


This issue of the London Bird Report includes papers on a BTO House Martin Study, a Ringing Report of all birds ringed and recovered in the London Area, an account of the first London record of Cory's Shearwater, a Breeding Survey for London, an historic review of the Birds of the Inner Thames Kentish Marshes to 1900, an account of the Birds of Franks Park, Belvedere, and the discovery of London's first Oriental Turtle Dove. The report also gives a summary of the status of all birds that were reported in London in 2016.






Extracts of some of these papers are given below; as well as the full contents list. (n.b. click on the page to download the full article about the Oriental Turtle Dove).


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Oriental Turtle Dove

 BTO House Martin Survey