September 1992 – vol. 85, issue 9, pp 500–502 Eastern vagrants in Britain in autumn 1988. The paper by Norman Elkins (Brit. Birds 84: 402-404) was most helpful in explaining the meteorological conditions leading to the massive falls of Continental migrants on the British east coast in October 1988, but I remain unconvinced as to the southerly route supposedly taken by the eastern vagrants. During 12th-23rd October, I spent seven days rin... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.