This summary of unchecked reports covers early August 2012 to early October 2012.

Headlines Ireland scooped the top prizes in this two-month period, with two species new to the Western Palearctic: Black Skimmer in Co. Mayo and Eastern Kingbird in Co. Galway. As well as these two, birders in Ireland had plenty more to celebrate, not least a Belted Kingfisher, a Blackpoll Warbler and a m


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