Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

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Rare vagrant. A total of 18 Alpine Swifts has been recorded in Lincolnshire, beginning with one seen at Stourton Park, Baumber, close to Horncastle, on 23rd April 1964 by R. Fox and P. Prince.

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