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British scarce and rare bird photo archive

All photos copyright Jono Leadley. Click on links to view photo.


2006


Little Auk, Alle alle, Snettisham, Norfolk, 18 November

One of the remnants of the influx three weeks ago, this bird was very active, diving frequently.

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Grasshopper Warbler, Locustella naevia, Fair Isle, 12 October

This bird gave those on the island a bit of a panic, before being trapped at Bull's Park and proving to be a late Common Grasshopper Warbler. Nice bird though!

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Pallas's Warbler, Phylloscopus proregulus, Sumburgh Head, 17 October

A confiding individual present in a few sparse rose bushes by the lighthouse.

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Alpine Swift, Apus melba, Seaton, Dorset, 15 April

Having seen a pair over nearby Lower Bruckland Trout Farm earlier, we went in to Seaton and found the lonesome third bird still roosting on the side of a block of flats at 10.30am.

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Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus, Blakeney Fresh Marsh, Norfolk, 9 April

A cracking bird, showing well on the fresh marsh.

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2004


Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes, Stiffkey, Norfolk, 20 December

The long-staying bird.

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Arctic Redpoll, Carduelis hornemanni, Titchwell, Norfolk, 20 December

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Water Pipit, Anthus spinoletta, Minsmere, Suffolk, 9 November

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Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos, Stanwick GP, Northamptonshire, 27 May

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Green-winged Teal, Anas carolinensis, Stanwick GP, Northamptonshire, 27 May

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Golden Oriole, Oriolus oriolus, Lakenheath RSPB, Norfolk, 25 May

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Temminck's Stint, Calidris temminckii, Cley, Norfolk, 15 May

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American Wigeon, Anas americana, Stanwick GP, Northamptonshire, 8 February

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Caspian Gull, Larus cachinnans, second calendar year, Arlesey, Bedfordshire, 29 January

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Lapland Bunting, Calcarius lapponicus, Rimac, Lincolnshire, 2 January

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Waxwing, Bombycilla garrulus, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 2 January

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American Robin, Turdus migratorius, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 2 January

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2003


Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, Headington, Oxfordshire, 21 December

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Caspian Tern, Sterna caspia, Stanwick Lakes, Northamptonshire, 17 July

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Black Lark, Melanocorypha yeltoniensis, South Stack, Anglessey, 2 June

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Audouin's Gull, Larus audouinii, Dungeness, Kent, 6 May

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Blue-headed Wagtail, Motacilla flava flava, Willington, Bedfordshire, 21 April/h3>

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Blue-headed Wagtail, Motacilla flava flava, Chew Valley Lake, Avon, 20 April/h3>

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2002


Stilt Sandpiper, Micropalama himantopus, Pennington Marsh, Hampshire, 28 July

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