Since 1963, observations of Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus off Cap Gris Nez (Pas-de-Calais), France, have suggested that this species is of far more regular occurrence in the autumn in the Straits of Dover than had formerly been supposed. This short paper summarises the relevant records from Cap Gris Nez Bird Observatory and compares them with the published status. English and Continental auth...

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