In pictures: this spring's exotic visitors
On Friday I blogged about the rather special migrants that last week overshot their usual summer homes and arrived in the UK instead. You can see a more extensive list there. It's not every week we get so many exotic visitors, so here are some of the best in pictures.
Bee-eater © Sue Gough/BTO
Woodchat shrike © Ron Marshall/BTO
Purple heron © Slim Sreedharan/BTO
Black stork © Neil Calbrade
Hoopoe © Paul Doherty/BTO
Have you seen any of these or any other exotic migrants this spring? Tell us below or if you've been lucky enough to take a picture of one we'd love to see it on the Springwatch photo group.