|Rarities today comprised the American Coot still in Highland, Red-flanked Bluetail in Wiltshire, Pied-billed Grebe on the Western Isles, American Herring Gull in Argyll,Hume's Yellow-browed Warblers in both Kent and Warwickshire, Two-barred Crossbills in Gloucestershire (9) and South Yorkshire, Bonaparte's Gull in Argyll,Lesser Yellowlegs in Hampshire, King Eider in Fife, Little Bunting in Lincolnshire, and a Black-bellied Dipper identified in Aberdeenshire. In Kent the probable Chinese Pond Heron showed again in Saltwood, Kent.|
Scarcities included eight Glossy Ibises, six Lapland Buntings, three Surf Scoters, two each of both Ring-necked Duck and Snow Goose, and a Yellow-browed Warbler. Notable gulls included 29 Glaucous, 17 Iceland, six Kumlien's, five Ring-billed and four Caspian Gulls.
Late news concerned a Kentish Plover reported yesterday at Rye Harbour, East Sussex.
Friday, 7 March 2014
RBA daily news 6th March 2014
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