crippler - Arctic Warbler

Subject: crippler - Arctic Warbler
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Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 16:16:56 +0000
I don't have many details, but since nobody else seems to have posted 
this I thought I'd better do it:

A Phylloscopus warbler - probably Arctic - was observed and 
photographed on one of the Lacepede islands in NW Australia a few 
days ago. There have been sporadic records of this difficult genus 
from the NW in the past, chiefly from Scott's or Ashmore Reef (I 
forget which). Positive identification is awaited. 

Another indication that we are in for a good summer of vagrants.

David Andrew

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