Andrew Harrop appointed Chairman of BOURC

4 November 2016

The BOU is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Harrop as Chairman of it’s Records Committee (BOURC).

A lifelong birder and amateur ornithologist, Andrew has served many years on county and national records committees. He has published numerous papers about the identification and status of British birds, was co-author of The Birds of Leicestershire & Rutland, and is author of the forthcoming Rutland Butterfly Atlas. He is returning to BOURC after retiring as secretary in 2013, and now divides his time between Rutland and Shetland.

The BOU’s Records Committee (BOURC) is responsible for maintaining the British List – the official list of wild birds recorded in Great Britain. For more information on the List and the work of BOURC see here.

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