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Bird Watching (UK) - - Uk Bird Sightings -

The fol­low­ing acronyms and ab­bre­vi­a­tions are some­times used in the UKBS pages: Bonxie: Great Skua Com­mic: ‘Com­mon or Arc­tic’ Tern, when spe­cific ID is im­pos­si­ble CP: Coun­try Park GP: Gravel Pits LNR: Lo­cal Na­ture Re­serve Med Gull: Mediter­ranean Gull NR: Na­ture Re­serve NNR: Na­tional Na­ture Re­serve Pink­feet: Pink-footed Geese RSPB: Royal So­ci­ety for the Pro­tec­tion of Birds (re­serve) sp: Species (eg, skua sp. or diver sp.), used when pre­cise ID im­pos­si­ble) SSP: Sub­species White­fronts: White-fronted Geese WP: Wa­ter Park WT: Wildlife Trust (re­serve), pre­ceded by ini­tial of the par­tic­u­lar county Trust.

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