The British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee (BOURC) has removed Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris from the British List. Following a review by both BOURC and the British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC), the identification of the bird seen at Druridge Bay, Northumberland, 4–7 May 1998 (sight record, photographed, video) (Br. Birds 95:  95: 272–278 & 279–299) is no longer […]

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