Friday, 26 October 2007

Olive-tree Warbler admitted to the British List

The British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee (BOURC) has accepted the record of a first-winter Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum at Boddam, Shetland on 16 August 2006, as the first British record.

This takes the British List to 576 species.

Read more about the species' acceptance onto the British List here.