This summary covers the period 3rd-12th January 1989 These are unchecked reports, not authenticated records.

King Eider Somateria spectabilis Tayport (Fife), 10th, with up to 30,000 Eiders S. mollissima. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata Harlech (Gwynedd), until at least 8th; Llanddulas (Clwyd), until at least 8th; Bridport (Dorset), 8th-11th. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Sandbach (C


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