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, 10 June 2011
First SQUACCO HERON for Shetland
Jim Nicolson took these fabulous shots of this beautiful breeding plumaged adult SQUACCO HERON that appeared at Urafirth, on roadside pools, on Shetland Mainland this week. It represented the first island record disregarding a ship-assisted individual