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2012 in birding and ornithology

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See also 2011 in birding and ornithology, main events of 2012 and 2013 in birding and ornithology

The year 2012 in birding and ornithology.

Worldwide

New species

See also Bird species new to science described in the 2010s (decade)

Taxonomic developments

Ornithologists

Deaths

World listing

Asia

Israel

Kuwait

  • Kuwait's second white wagtail (Motacilla alba) at Wafra Farms from 10 – 18 February.[3]

Europe

Denmark

Faroe Islands

France

Gibraltar

Lithuania

  • An adult male bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) at Limeikiai, Panevezys on 26 April, will be the first for Lithuania if accepted.[10]

Madeira

Netherlands

  • An adult black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus) at Muiden, Zuidpolder on 29 April will be the 7th record for the Netherlands if accepted.[4]

Sweden

United Kingdom

North America

United States

References

  1. ^ "European Storm-petrel". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 2012-01-20. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Great Shearwater". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Masked Wagtail". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Black-winged Kite". Birdguides. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 2013-08-27. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2012.
  7. ^ "Oriental (Rufous) Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis". BirdGuides.
  8. ^ "Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  9. ^ "Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  10. ^ "Bird News Extra". Birdguides. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  11. ^ "American Coot Fulica americana". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012.
  12. ^ "Dusky Thrush". BirdGuides. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
  13. ^ "WWT First ever Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in the UK". BirdGuides. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  14. ^ "Endangered Bird Produces a Chick on U.S. Soil for Second Time in History". American Bird Conservancy. Retrieved 1 February 2012.


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