Common Crane 3ex.
adults circling Benacre for 10 minutes Lapwing c.50 W Weybourne Little Owl 1 Benacre Pallid Swift 1 Weybourne - released
from care. Dirty grey colour to head with scaling and pale edges to the
Cormorant 1 BOOTED EAGLE 1 Pale morph. Underwing showing diagnostic black flight
feathers. Upperwing pattern well defined. Buzzard
Pale morph Booted Eagle near Drift, Cornwall (James Eaton)
Having teased us with appearances around Britain & Ireland it finally settled down for a short while near Drift Reservoir enabling us to catch-up with this potential first record for Britain & Ireland. Although seemingly very rare in captivity, somewhat controversially, the various national Records Committees unfortunately didn't add it to their respective lists.