ABSTRACT This report documents the changing fortunes of those scarce migrants recorded in Britain in 2003. Favourable conditions brought record numbers of Pectoral Sandpipers Calidris melanotos and the largest influx of Yellow-browed Phylloscopus inornatus and Pallas's Leaf Warblers Ph. proregulus yet reported. Rose-coloured Starling Sturnus roseus continued to enjoy a series of good years, the yea

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