Breeding, some successful, recorded in Nottinghamshire (1945: 3 pairs), Gwent (early 1950s), Cambridgeshire (1983), Norfolk (1987) and Cheshire (1993). Sammy, a lone male, has haunted Titchwell (Norfolk) for several years. They could turn up, probably in East Anglia, any time!
The following Bird On! sketch is available:
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From The State of the Nations Birds
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