March 2009 – vol. 100, issue 3, pp 176 Species new to Britain Records of species or subspecies new to Britain are assessed in the usual way, but are then sent to the Records Committee of the British Ornithologists' Union. Acceptance by the BOURC has to be unanimous and publication of such records is subject to acceptance by both committees. If the BOURC accepts the identification, it then decides whether the species should be added to t... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.