These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records

October 1974 was the coldest in England since 1917. An anticyclone situated in mid-Atlantic persisted throughout the month, producing a cold airstream from the north with several periods of gales and storms, particularly in the first four days and during the last ten.


A White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii was seen


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