Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus

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Very rare vagrant. A marked increase in frequency in Britain since 2000 means that this species, once a fabled rarity, has become almost a regular migrant, with over 180 records by the end of 2016. However, with only eleven individuals in Lincolnshire up to 2016, it is still a true rarity here.

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