Justin Jansen talk on YouTube

Following the enthusiastic response to the video of Dr Nigel Collar’s talk posted by BOC on YouTube, we have now posted a second video of a talk presented by Justin Jansen on The Ornithology of the Baudin expedition (1800–1804) to Australia and Timor in March. See the 2018 past meetings page for a summary of the talk and view the video of the talk at YouTube. The expedition has been largely overlooked by the ornithological community and […]

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Bulletin now on BioOne

At the beginning of 2017 Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl. became an online open-access journal carried on the BOC website with the intention of moving in 2018 to the BioOne platform. This first number of the new volume (Vol. 138, No. 1, March 2018) and all subsequent numbers will appear on the BioOne site, where you will also find the previous volume, 137. We look forward very much to working with the BioOne team in establishing […]

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BOC and Dr Nigel Collar 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(3) now available

BOC Bulletin 137, No. 3 (September 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 from A new Peruvian locality for Scimitar-winged Piha Lipaugus uropygialis, with the first description of flight display and other natural history notes by Daniel F. Lane & Tatiana Pequeño, to  Observations of five little-known tubenoses from Melanesia in January 2017 […]

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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, since […]

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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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