Just after I left Spurn two weeks ago, another incredible American rarity turned up in the nearby Easington village on 12 October. It was one of the multiple Red-eyed Vireos in Great Britain this autumn.
I got to Spurn early, and with the first lights and I headed to the Spurn Point where the bird was seen multiple times in the previous days. Several birders tried to find the bird what was reportedly seen briefly at dawn, but no specific location has been given.
After more than 4 hours zigzagging in the shrub and already 7 miles in my feet, I started my long and exhausting walk back…
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