Compiled by Barry Nightingale and Harry Hussey

This summary of unchecked reports covers the period from early June to early July 2023.

Headlines Some of the rarest birds in this period were brief visitors, including a Blue-cheeked Bee-eater in Shetland, a Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Northamptonshire, a ‘Cape Gull’ in Cambridgeshire, a Little Swift in Lincolnshire, an Eleonora’s Falcon in Lo


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