Daurian Redstart in Scotland. Dr Alan Knox's paper on behalf of the BOU Records Committee on the occurrence of the Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus on the Isle of May, Fife, in 1988 (Brit. Birds 86: 359-366) highlights well the problems of maintaining the British list. On the evidence presented, it would appear that the bird was not of 'natural' origin, but had reached the island through the age

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