Honey Buzzard as a 'Scarce Migrant' in Britain in 2000


Fraser, P A, & Rogers, M J, (2002), Report on Scarce Migrant Birds in Britain in 2000, British Birds 95(12) p.610-612.

Gantlett, S, & Millington, R, (2000), Honey Buzzards in September 2000, Birding World 13: 363-364.

Mitchell, D, (2000), The Honey Buzzard Invasion: a Once in a Lifetime Event, Birdwatch 101 p.60-61, 2000.

Roberts, S J, & Lewis, J M S, (2003), Observation of Honey-buzzard Breeding Density in Britain, British Birds 96(1) p.37-39.

Rossiter, Nick, The Honey Buzzard Movement in Britain in Autumn 2000, http://nickrossiter.org.uk/hbweb/hbsept2000.htm (2000-2003).

Wernham, C, Toms, M, Marchant, J, Clark, J, Siriwardena, G, & Baillie, S, (2002), The Migration Atlas, Movements of the Birds of Britain and Ireland, BTO, T & AD Poyser.


The report of Fraser & Rogers (2002) covers the largest movement of Honey Buzzards through Britain for at least 200 years. Some obvious queries arise: