Rare Siberian Accentor attracts hundreds to Easington car park



Hundreds have flocked to East Yorkshire to catch sight of a rare bird on its first ever stop in mainland Britain.
Around 900 birdwatchers have descended on an Easington car park this morning to sneak a peak at a Siberian Accentor.
The huge flock of twitchers queued up from 8.30am on Friday to peer over a fence at the bird, which is thought was brought to the UK on relentless easterly winds.
RSPB investigator Tim Jones, 25, who is a volunteer at Spurn Bird Observatory, said: "It has been crazy here, 400 people were here this morning, even before they could see the bird and the crowd... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 63
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