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.


Updated texts for warblers and Long-tailed Tit have now been added under ‘Species Information’

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New subspecies accounts added

Published on 30 March 2015

New rare subspecies accounts for ‘Treecreeper to Stonechat’ and ‘Wagtails to Buntings’ now added to ‘Species Information’ pages.

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New ‘Larks to Hirundines’ texts added

Published on 18 February 2015

New texts on ‘Larks to Hirundines’ have been added under ‘Species Information’.

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‘Owls to Tits’ subspecies texts updated

Published on 14 February 2015

New texts have been added to the ‘Owls to Tits’ page under ‘Species Information’.

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New texts on rare skua, tern and gull subspecies have now been added to the ‘Species Information’ pages.

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