An adult Purple Heron Ardea purpurea stayed at Minsmere (Suffolk) from 1st to 18th and an immature remained there from 9th to 24th, while at Sandown (Isle of Wight) one arrived on 17th. In Lincolnshire single Little Egrets Egretta garzetta occurred at Holbeach marsh on 3rd and at North Killingholme from 6th to 17th; and a Great White Egret E. alba reported at the former locality on 24th would, if

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