WP FIRST RECORDS
First Western Palearctic records found this date in past years - 29th April:
29th April, 1995.
Pilone di Cannitello, Calabria, Italy.
The provenance of an earlier record from France and England in 1984 is uncertain
Corso, A. & Dennis, P. 1998. Amur Falcons in Italy - a new Western Palearctic Bird. Birding World 11(7): 259-260
29th April, 1988.
Near The Low Light, Isle of May, Fife, Scotland.
Possibly present since 23rd April. Remained until following day when it was caught near a rabbit hole and later died. Identified to less migratory race, leucopterus. Record not accepted by BOURC
James, M. 1988. Daurian Redstart in Fife - A New Western Palearctic Bird. Birding World 1(5): 162-163
29th April, 1980.
Fagrahlith, Fljotshlith, Iceland.
Race of Rough-legged Buzzard. Collected the following day
Jensen, J-K, 2003. A Rough-legged Hawk on the Faroe Islands. Birding World 16(1): 20-21