Elkins, N / October 1991 – vol. 84, issue 10, pp 402–404 The autumn of 1988 was remarkable for the arrival of eastern Palearctic vagrant passerines in Britain (Rogers et al. 1989), and second only to 1982 in numbers (see Howey & Bell 1985). Of those central Asian passerines whose breeding range is no closer to Europe than the Urals, approximately 100 individuals were recorded (excluding Richard's Pipits Anthus novaeseelandiae and Yellow-browed Warble... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.