Siberian passerine vagrancy in October 1982. I read with great interest the paper by Howey & Bell (1985) concerning the remarkable influx of Pallas's Warblers Phylloscopus proregulus and other Asiatic migrants in October 1982. Having also studied the peculiar events at that time, I find myself in broad and close agreement with the conclusions of their paper. The general timing of the events and

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