ABSTRACT The BOU Records Committee reviewed 16 British records of Bufflehead Bucephala albeola up to 1950 and the first two records after that date. Of the older records, many were clouded by fraud or by lack of detail, and only one was considered to be acceptable for Category B of the British List: a female shot on Tresco, Isles of Scilly, on 17th January 1920.The two later records were accepted

...

Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now