Following an exceptional influx of Parrot Crossbills Loxia pytyopsittacus into Britain in the autumn of 1982 (Brit. Birds 76: 46, plates 12, 13 & 220) and subsequent wintering records, we decided to summarise all known past records of this species in Britain and to analyse the 1982/83 influx in the light of previous records and information from other European countries. Notes on those observed


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