Changes to Welsh rarity list
The changing status of rare birds in Britain has resulted in some changes to the list of species considered by the Welsh Records Panel. From 1 January 2015, four species have been added and five removed. Download the list here (pdf).
Latest rarity: Little bunting, E Glamorgan
East Glamorgan Atlas published
Well done to Glamorgan Bird Club, which has published its breeding and wintering atlas, at tetrad scale, on a dedicated new website. It's a great resource, produced in partnership with BTO Cymru and the South east Wales Biodiversity Records Centre. Go to website.