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Dutch Birding volume 28 (2006) no 4


Trumpeter Finch at Eemshaven in June 2005

On 12 June 2005, an adult male Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus was observed at Eemshaven, Groningen, the Netherlands. The bird was present for c 2 h and was seen by c 20 birders. This is the second record for the Netherlands; the first was on 31 May 2003. The record in June 2005 formed part of an unprecedented influx into Europe with c 30 reports.

Martin P Olthoff, E Reitsmalaan 2, 9744 DK Groningen, Nederland