Here you will find advice on how to identify tricky bird species.
We will feature new birds here on a regular basis.

 

 
  Identifying Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler
Philip Clancy sets out key identifiers for these two warblers

Getting To Grips With Meds
In this feature Eric Dempsey guides us through the tricky identification of Mediterranean and Black-headed Gulls.

 

 
       
 

Getting to Grips with Curlew Sandpipers
Two more tricky species are profiled here for us by Eric Dempsey. The Curlew Sandpiper and Dunlin

 
   
 

 

   
       

 

 

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