Dr Bård Stokke talk on YouTube

We have posted a video at the BOC YouTube channel of a talk presented by Dr Bård G. Stokke at a regular BOC meeting on 21 May 2018. The title of the talk was Host use by Common Cuckoo. A generalist brood parasite at the species level, Common Cuckoo utilises more than 100 host species in Europe alone. Individual females are generally host specific and often mimick the eggs of a particular host species. See the 2018 […]

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Bulletin BOC 138(2) now available

The latest issue of the BOC Bulletin (Vol. 138, No. 2 – June 2018) is now available for viewing or download. You can view the table of contents, abstracts and references, full text or downloadable PDFs of individual papers at the BioOne Complete website. You can also view the table of contents and download a PDF for the complete issue on the BOC website. This issue contains eight papers of wide interest from Songs of Rusty Tinamou Crypturellus brevirostris and duetting in […]

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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 BOC 138(1) now available

The latest issue of the BOC Bulletin (Vol. 138, No. 1 – March 2018) is now available for viewing or download. You can view the table of contents, abstracts and references, full text or downloadable PDFs of individual papers at the BioOne Complete website. You can also view the table of contents and download a PDF for the complete issue on the BOC website. This issue contains five papers of wide interest from Range extensions for Yellow-crowned Elaenia Myiopagis flavivertex and Dugand’s […]

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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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Bulletin BOC 137(4) now available

The latest issue of the BOC Bulletin (Vol. 137, No. 4 – December 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 ten papers of wide interest from The authenticity of ‘I’iwi Drepanis coccinea (G. Forster, 1781) skins from Cook’s third voyage: what taxidermy can add to the discussion by Justin J. F. J. Jansen & Frank D. Steinheimer and A New Zealand Storm Petrel Fregetta maoriana […]

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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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