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Palm Warbler Dendroica palmarum

Status.

Category D

Native Range

North America. Two races which together breed from central Canada eastwards to Newfoundland and winter around the Gulf of Mexico

British Occurence

Found as a tideline corpse on Walney Island, Cumbria in May 1976. Assigned to Category D. It was concluded that the bird had probably died on board a ship (outside British waters) and washed overboard so the record was rejected as a definite natural vagrant.

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