As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Dundee Bird Club’s delight as rare visitors flock to local shores

A Tayside bird club has hailed an “outstanding year” for ornithologists looking for uncommon visitors to our shores.

Bob McCurley of Angus and Dundee Bird Club said 2013 saw an influx of rare birds. He was happy to report white-tailed sea eagles are now being seen more often in the country and city. “In excess of 200 have so far been recorded,” he said.

Visitors to Angus and Dundee area included:

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