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Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
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Rare Bird Sightings
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Rare bird information. News and Discussion
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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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News From Birding & Nature Organisations
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Discussion on Bird Behaviour
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A forum specifically for Gull species
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Discuss Spotting Scopes here
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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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Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
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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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