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Rare Bird Sightings
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Photos of UK Rarities
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Map of Rare and Scarce Birds in the British Isles today
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Birding
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Ask away for advice on WILD bird i.d. questions. PLEASE state country in title of your thread. No photos of eggs nor captive birds.
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Been out today? List what you saw and where here
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Team up with others - a place to advertise an upcoming trip or see if there are any you fancy joining.
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So what's in your garden, back yard or on your bird table?
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A forum for Birders with an interest in Sea and Shore birds
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A forum specifically for Gull species
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Birds Of Prey (2 Viewing)
Discuss Birds Of Prey (Raptors) here.
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Please feel free to leave reports here after your trip. Please contribute to the community by not simply linking to another website.
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Your Local Patch
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Local area/patch reports & information requests
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Notify us of photos in gallery of new species for Opus, or upload them in this forum
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Gallery Competitions & Pictures
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Details of the monthly photo competition
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Post links to your favourite photos from the Birdforum Gallery.
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Photography, Digiscoping, Art & Equipment
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The forum to discuss all things to do with photography, with sub forums for cameras
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Discuss Spotting Scopes here
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Binoculars Discussion forum
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Subforums on Clothing and Equipment Insurance.
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Improve your Photo Technique with suggestions and creative criticism from other forum members
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Natural History Macro Photography
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The forum for discussing painting and sketching of all forms of wildife art
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Discussion on equipment, technique & results.
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Nature In General
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Snakes Frogs etc............
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Butterflies and Moths (3 Viewing)
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Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
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Orchids, Wild Flowers and more.
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Land Based Mammals
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Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise, Seals & Other Marine Creatures
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Discussion on bats
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A forum to discuss all the wildlife not covered in other forums.
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The World Today / Off Topic Subjects
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Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
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