Compiled by Mark Boyd This summary covers the period 21st March to 17th April 1988.

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus St Mary's (Scilly), 1st April; near Woodmancote (West Sussex), released from care, 2nd-12th April; Portland Bill (Dorset), 16th April; Slapton Ley (Devon), 16th April. Black Stork Ciconia nigra Chew Valley Lake (Avon), 10th April; East Allington (Devon), from 14th April. White St


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