Rare Birds Flock At Britains Shores

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The Observer2011-10-30:                      A Siberian rubythroat. Photograph: David Tipling/Alamy Britain’s avian immigration figures are set to soar to a record level this year. Birdwatchers say hurricanes and severe weather in north America and Asia have caused major disruptions to bird migrations across the globe and swept an unprecedented number of species towards the British Isles. Birds winging their way to their breeding grounds on the other side of the Atlantic or in the Pacific have been left stranded in Britain and Ireland, adding their numbers to native species. Twitchers, as the most fanatical birdwatching enthusiasts are termed, have already…                     more »

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~ by narhvalur on October 30, 2011.

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