ABSTRACT The BOU Records Committee has reviewed early British records of Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea, including those up to 1892, and post-1950 sightings, in particular those relating to the 1994 influx. None of the pre-1892 records was accepted, but those which occurred in 1892 were considered to justify the species’ retention in Category B of the British List. None of the post-1950 recor

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