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Rare bird spotted in the UK

UK birdwatcher have been flocking to a reservoir in Berkshire to catch a glimpse of a rare America bid which has accidentally migrated to the UK. Nearly 1,000 people have travelled to Queen Mother Reservoir to see the American Buff-Bellied Pipit, which normally migrate from North to South America for the winter. Less than 20 have ever been spotted in the UK.

Ornithologist Paul Stancliffe states "It's phenomenal and you forget it's crossed the Atlantic, and breeds in North America, but this small bird has survived that crossing and found somewhere to its liking.

"It's been caught up in one of the pulsing transatlantic storms and probably arrived here in a couple of days."