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Falcated Duck added to the British List 

Good things come to those who wait... 32 years. Twitchers active in the 1980s added an armchair tick to their British List last month when the BOURC accepted a drake Falcated Duck Mareca falcata seen at Welney, Norfolk, in Decem


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