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National Status: Rare migrant

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

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Regional breakdown:

 VC61
Year first recorded2009
Year last recorded2009
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 2009.
 

Photos


2097 Purple Cloud 03
© Dave Shenton
2097 Purple Cloud 02
© Barry Spence, 15 May 2009
2097 Purple Cloud 01
© John William Cooper

Species Account


Argus 58, pub. 2010: Spurn continues its reputation for scarce migrants. There have been about 20 previous British records of this species, usually in coastal locations. It is resident just across the channel in France and Belgium.
VC61. Spurn, 15.5.2009 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
 

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