White-tailed Tropicbird – in Cumbria?!

Published on 14 January 2013 in News and comment

Found on the tideline at Mawbray Bank in Cumbria on 6th January, by Peter Scott of Workington, this White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus is a potential first for Britain that surely few people were backing as the next addition to the national list…

The Cumbrian White-tailed Tropicbird, pic by Steve Hewitt, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle