Collared Pratincole – Sidlesham Ferry, West Sussex

With a British List of more than 400 species it is unusual to have seen none of the three species of pratincole. In 1997 I had dipped a Collared Pratincole in North Norfolk having travelled up the day after it had finished its 5 month stay! An Oriental Pratincole was also missed in May 93, when having dipped on the Pacific Swift at Cley I had popped into Gimingham in north east Norfolk to see the Oriental Pratincole […]