2009 in birding and ornithology

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See also 2008 in birding and ornithology, main events of 2009 and 2010 in birding and ornithology

The year 2009 in birding and ornithology.

Worldwide[edit]

New species[edit]

See also Bird species new to science described in the 2000s

Taxonomic developments[edit]

Ornithologists[edit]

Deaths[edit]

World listing[edit]

Europe[edit]

Britain[edit]

Breeding birds[edit]

Migrant and wintering birds[edit]

  • Britain's largest flock of whiskered terns (Chlidonias hybridus) (eleven) at Willington Gravel Quarry, Derbyshire on 24 April. Eight remained on 25 April and the flock scattered to other midland and north-east sites over the next few days.[1]

Rare birds[edit]

Other events[edit]

  • The Ringing Scheme celebrate its centenary, on 17 May, with 36 million birds ringed so far.[1]

Ireland[edit]

Rare birds[edit]

Scandinavia[edit]

North America[edit]

To be completed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Balmer, D. and Vickery, J. "Birds". In Branson, A. (2009) Wildlife Reports. British Wildlife 20: 348-350
  2. ^ "BirdGuides 27 December 2011". BirdGuides. Retrieved 27 December 2011.

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