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


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