AN example of the Thick-billed Warbler (Phragmaticola aedon), a bird from south-east Asia and apparently the first of its species to be recorded in Europe, was captured at Fair Isle on 6th October !955In the fleeting glimpses we obtained of this bird in the field its large size and long, rounded tail at once attracted attention. The rufous rump, contrasting with the uniform olive-brown of the mant...

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