Snow bunting that visited a disappointed twitcher.
As a keen birdwatcher, Janet Davies thought nothing of travelling 1,000 miles to Norway to try and catch a glimpse of a rare snow bunting. Snow buntings have bright white plumages and there are only around 70 breeding pairs in Europe. Mrs Davies said: "They are very rare in Britain. It must have been blown off course. This time of year is often good for spotting rarities because of the windy conditions which bring them in". A snow bunting arrived in Mrs Davies' Helston garden in December and happily shared a bird table with more familiar chaffinches.
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