Compiled by Barry Nightingale and Harry Hussey

This summary of unchecked reports covers early December 2020 to early January 2021.

Headlines After several months with outstanding rarities, December was something of a damp squib with few new rarities being found. Belated news of an American Bittern emerged from Lincolnshire, while there was a new Bufflehead in Ireland (in Co. Cork) plus an elusi


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