A daily digest of all Rare Birds and Scarce Migrants recorded in Britain. It includes only those records considered acceptable by the British Birding Association and UK400 Club. Please email any updates, additional details or site instructions, images or related material to LGREUK400@aol.com.
TOTAL NUMBER OF SPECIES RECORDED IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND COMBINED IN 2015
As of 10 November 2015, a total of 430 species have been recorded this year
Friday, 11 December 2009
This splendid adult drake FERRUGINOUS DUCK is currently residing on the main reserve lake at Pugney's Country Park in West Yorkshire. Ron Marshall obtained these cracking shots of the bird as it swam 25 yards away.
A female FERRUGINOUS DUCK is also at Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset