Welcome to the BBRC

The BBRC is the official adjudicator of rare bird records in Britain. It publishes its annual report in the monthly journal British Birds.

These web pages supplement the Annual Report and also enable birders worldwide to keep abreast with the latest committee news.

News

New information on rare wader subspecies has now been added to the ‘Species Info’ pages.

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New member for BBRC

Published on 01 December 2014

We are delighted to announce that Micky Maher has been confirmed as our new member, replacing James Lidster who retired as the longest-serving member last month.   You can read more about Micky’s nomination here.

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Updated information on BBRC’s position on rare subspecies of cormorants, herons and grebes has now been uploaded to the ‘Cormorants to Grebes’ page under ‘Species Information’.

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Updated information on BBRC’s position on rare subspecies of birds of prey has now been uploaded to the ‘Birds of Prey’ page under ‘species Information’.

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Updated information on BBRC’s position on rare forms of Common Eider has now been uploaded to the ‘Swans to Ducks’ page under ‘Species Information’.

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