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London Bird Report

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London Bird Report 2017

LBR2017 01 coverThe latest issue of the London Bird Report was published in May 2019 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 birds ringed and recovered in the London Area, the Breeding Bird Survey for London, an historic account of a Dulwich schoolboy’s bird-watching notes from winter 1947, the breeding density of Buzzards in outer Surrey, a snapshot of bird life in the City of London, ways to get House Sparrows back in London’s Parks, and the discovery of the first Parrot Crossbills in the London Area since 1900. The report also gives a summary of the status of all birds that were reported in London in 2017.

Extracts of some of these papers are given below; as well as the full contents list. 


Below you can see information about the LNHS.

  LBR2017 02 about the lnhs



 LBR2017 05 breeding bird survey

 LBR2017 06 between ten and twenty kestrels

 LBR2017 07 breeding density of buzzards

 LBR2017 08 a snapshot of birdlife in london

 LBR2017 09 could we get house sparrows back

 LBR2017 10 parrot crossbills in broxbourne woods