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A scarce visitor to the UK and a former BBRC rarity.

Accepted records (25)Edit

  • 1722: near London, shot (Glegg, 1935)
  • pre-1829: killed near Harrow (Glegg, 1935)
  • 1956: Fishers Green (Essex), on May 12th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1958: Walthamstow Reservoirs (Essex), on May 25th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1967: Staines Reservoirs (Middx) on July 19th, also seen at Staines Moor (Middx) July 20th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1969: Walthamstow Reservoirs (Essex), September 16th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1970: Shepperton GP (Middx), on June 2nd (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1971: Sewardstone (Essex), adult on October 16th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1972: Rainham Marshes (Essex), on June 1st (Birds of Essex, Wood 2007)
  • 1972: Sevenoaks WR (Kent), on August 17th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1972: Rye Meads (Herts), from September 2nd to October 3rd (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1972: Brent Reservoir (Middx), on September 12th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1975: Rainham Marshes (Essex), on May 31st (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1976: Sevenoaks WR (Kent), on May 2nd (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1978: Rainham Marshes (Essex), on May 26th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1982: Beddington SF (Surrey), on April 11th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1984: Wraysbury GP (Bucks), on May 15th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1985: Dartford Marsh (Kent), on September 13th-14th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1987: Rainham Marshes (Essex), on May 2nd (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1989: Amwell GP (Herts), an immature on August 5th-6th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1990: Dagenham Chase (Essex), on April 27th (LBR 56, Hardwick & Self)
  • 1999: Brent Reservoir (Middx), a first-summer from May 30th to June 3rd (LBR 64)
  • 1999: Beddington SF (Surrey), on September 22nd (LBR 64)
  • 2005: Staines Reservoirs, on July 22nd (LBR 70)
  • 2005: Beddington SF (Surrey), on August 18th (LBR 70)

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