BOC on YouTube

The BOC is experimenting with uploading videos of selected talks presented at regular BOC meetings and other events in which the BOC is involved (with the permission of the speakers). Dr Nigel Collar, the speaker at the BOC meeting held at the Barley Mow in London on 18 September 2017, kindly agreed to have his talk on Preparing the Illustrated Checklist: value vs vanity videotaped and uploaded to YouTube. We invite you to enjoy this interesting and […]

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New birds of the Falkland Islands checklist

The Birds of the Falkland Islands is the latest publication in the BOC Checklist Series. Buy it online now from NHBS. This authoritative volume by Robin Woods covers all 205 species that have been reliably recorded in the Falklands, plus another 54 species whose presence is unconfirmed. View sample text and images at the link below for NHBS. http://www.nhbs.com/the-birds-of-the-falkland-islands-book This new checklist of the birds of the Falkland Islands is the most comprehensive ever published. Meticulously researched and […]

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Bulletin BOC 137(2) now available

BOC Bulletin (Vol. 137, No. 2 – June 2017) is available for viewing or download from this website. You can download a PDF for the whole issue or PDFs for individual papers. This issue contains twelve papers of wide interest. The first paper, First field observation of Karimui Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles bennettii terborghi by Markus Lagerqvist, Ashley Banwell & Roger McNeill, provides a description of the first-ever field observation of Karimui Owlet-Nightjar, including photographs and a possible sound-recording of its call, […]

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Bulletin BOC 137(1) now available

BOC Bulletin 137, No. 1 (March 2017) is now available for viewing or download from this website. You can download a PDF for the whole issue or PDFs for individual papers. This issue contains nine papers of wide interest, ranging from by What is the breeding range and breeding season of Pearly-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus euleri? New records and breeding in French Guiana Olivier Claessens, Michel Giraud-Audine, Frédéric Royer & Lydie Sénécaux and The dark side of birds: melanism—facts and fiction by Hein van Grouw to Range extension for Buff-fronted Owl Aegolius […]

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British Birds—new monthly newsletter

Many members of the British Ornithologists’ Club will already be subscribers to British Birds or may have taken up trial offers available recently. Whether you subscribe or not, however, you may like to receive their free e-newsletter every month. This offers a flavour of what has been published recently and what is in the pipeline in areas such as book of the month, news and comment, the rarities section and further special offers. This is […]

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