Birdwatchers flock to Orkney to catch glimpse of American blackbird

It is a small brown bird with no ostentatious marking and unremarkable to the untrained eye. But a single female American blackbird spotted on a remote island in the Orkneys has prompted birdwatchers to charter planes, drive through the night and catch ferries to in the hope of catching a glimpse of it.

The Guardian

Last updated on 02 May 2017

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Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
United States of America
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Europe
North America
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Birds