Annual RBBP Reports

Bearded Tit by Eric McCabe

Annual reports of the Rare Breeding Birds Panel are published in the journal British Birds.

All the Panel's reports, since the first covering 1973 (except the most recent, only available via British Birds, are available via the selections below -->

Reports covering 1973-2002 inclusive -->RBBP reports 1973-2002

Reports covering 2003-2015 inclusive (full reports 2003-2015 and amendments to the 2005-2016 reports) -->RBBP reports 2003-2016

Please note that all additions and corrections to the published reports for 2005-2016 can be accessed within the above link.

Reports for non-native species covering 1996-2014 inclusive -->RBBP reports on non-native species 1996-2014

All reports are in PDF format requiring Acrobat Reader. The Panel is grateful to British Birds for making these reports available as PDF files.


EXPLORE THE REPORTS USING THE RBBP SPECIES SELECTOR RBBP Online reports: select by species and year.

The Panel is grateful to British Birds for making these reports available for access in this way.

Printed copies of the issues containing these reports can also be purchased from British Birds, Unit 3, The Applestore, Workhouse Lane, Icklesham, East Sussex TN36 4BJ. See for further details.

The Rare Breeding Birds Panel reports refer to geographical sub divisions of the UK based on the county and regional bird recording areas. These are defined here --> RBBP Recording Areas

Definitions of the terms confirmed, probable and possible breeding are given here --> RBBP Definitions of Breeding Evidence