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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

Updated WIP file – June 2022

Published on 18 June 2022

The BBRC’s WIP (Work in Progress) file has been updated – with submissions received up to 14 June 2022. This file lists records that are either ‘in circulation’ or with decisions since the last report was published. The next annual rarities report will feature in the October 2022 issue of British Birds. Thank you to […]

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BBRC seeks a new Secretary

Published on 01 May 2022

After nearly six years in the role, Chas Holt will be stepping down as Secretary at the end of the current report cycle in September. Chas has brought a incredible wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role of Secretary and will be sorely missed. Consequently, BBRC is seeking a new Secretary. We hope to […]

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Updated WIP File – 29 March 2022

Published on 01 April 2022

The BBRC’s WIP (Work in Progress) file has been updated. It contains records received up to 29 March 2022 that are either ‘in circulation’ or with decisions since the last report. Please aim for further 2021 records not listed on the file to be submitted by the end of April 2022. That will help publication […]

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Updated WIP file – June 2021

Published on 15 June 2021

The BBRC’s WIP (Work in Progress) file has been updated (including submissions up to 14 June 2021). Many thanks to all observers and county recorders who have provided submissions. We are now preparing the annual rarities report for 2020 which will be published later this year in British Birds. Good birding and stay safe.

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Updated WIP file – Jan 2021

Published on 09 January 2021

The BBRC’s WIP (Work in Progress) file has been updated (up to submissions at 07 January 2021). Many thanks to everyone who has provided submissions so far – your efforts are appreciated. Please continue to submit records to help ensure that the 2020 annual rarities report in BB is as comprehensive as possible. Stay safe […]

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