British and Irish rare birds news update


This is a Brunnich’s guillemot video from Lauwersoog in the Netherlands.

From Rare Bird Alert in Britain:

Thursday 18th December 2014

Significant late news concerned a Brunnich’s Guillemot which was seen from the Uig (Highland) to Lochmaddy (Western Isles) ferry last Sunday.

Lingering rarities seen today included the Blyth’s Pipit in West Yorkshire, Ivory Gull and Richardson’s Cackling Goose in the Western Isles, Lesser Yellowlegs in County Dublin, King Eider in Shetland, single Lesser Scaups in Ayrshire and Lothian and Eastern Black Redstart in the Isles of Scilly.

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