North American landbirds in Britain

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Many species of North American landbird have been recorded in Great Britain as vagrants. Most occur in autumn; southwest England attracts is time than in autumn. Weather systems are thought to be the primary reason for the occurrence of birds in autumn; some birds seen in spring may simply be overshoots, although ship-assistance may also play a part.

Species list[edit]

The following species have been recorded, and accepted as wild by the British Ornithologists' Union Records Committee:

Controversial species[edit]

The following species have been recorded, but not accepted as wild:

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