Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors

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Rare vagrant. Blue-winged Teals are fairly common in wildfowl collections and some suspicion is often attached to sightings, but true vagrancy is known to occur (there are ringing recoveries between Canada and Europe including three to Britain and Ireland). The first two records in Lincolnshire were placed in square brackets by Smith & Cornwallis (1955) but included by L&A, and we regard all those listed below as acceptable.

 

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