1996 in birding and ornithology

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Years in birding and ornithology: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
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Years: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
See also 1995 in birding and ornithology, main events of 1996 and 1997 in birding and ornithology

Worldwide[edit]

New species[edit]

See also Bird species new to science described in the 1990s

Taxonomic developments[edit]

To be completed

Ornithologists[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Europe[edit]

Britain[edit]

Breeding birds[edit]

  • The only breeding pair of Golden Eagles in England hatch a chick for the first time in three years at Haweswater.
  • 580 singing male Corncrakes are counted, up from 537 in 1995.
  • The first inland breeding of Avocets in modern times takes place at a site in London. However breeding success at coastal colonies in East Anglia is poor.
  • A pair of Hoopoes successfully breed in Mid Wales.

Migrant and wintering birds[edit]

Rare birds[edit]

Other events[edit]

France[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Scandinavia[edit]

To be completed

North America[edit]

To be completed

Asia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fisher, E. Ashley (2010). "Great Blue Heron on Scilly: new to Britain". British Birds 103: 206–212.