Monday 30 April 2012

UK mega: apparent ATLAS PIED FLYCATCHER in East Yorkshire

On 28 April, an apparent ATLAS PIED FLYCATCHER was photographed by Brett Richards at Flamborough Head (East Yorkshire) constituting the first record of this species in Britain. It follows an unprecedented spring displacement of the species, seeing a number of records elsewhere in Europe.

A more detailed summary of recent sightings will follow

Lee Evans