On 13th June 1968, 'The first recorded British nest of the Bluethroat Luscinia svecica was found in the Moray Basin faunal area of Scotland' by Dr J. J. D. Greenwood, now Director of the BTO. (Brit. Birds 61: 524). Earlier, three LesserGrey Shrikes Lanius minor had been found in one six-day period, during 4th-9th June 1968, at Radcliffe, Lancashire, and at Sheringham and Winterton Dunes, Norfol

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