ND4586 : Very rare bird at Windwick!

taken 8 years ago, near to Linklater, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Very rare bird at Windwick!
Very rare bird at Windwick!
A wandering Sandhill Crane, a bird from North America, appeared on Orkney this week - only the third ever recorded in the UK. It would normally have been migrating towards Florida, but was presumably blown across the Atlantic by the recent storms.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 September, 2009
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 458 865 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:45.7998N 2:56.3003W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 459 865
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