Abstract This paper describes the appearance of two apparent ‘Pale Iceland Redpolls’ in Norfolk in 2009 and provides some contextual information on the appearance, taxonomy and British status of this still poorly understood taxon.

Introduction
On 14th March 2009, a ‘Greenland Redpoll’ Acanthis flammea rostrata was found (and subsequently trapped and ringed) in a garden at Kell

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