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  1. Nutcracker

    Scottish independence and your UK list....

    Tysties are not too difficult in Northumbs in winter, I've seen about a dozen or so altogether, mostly around the Farnes or (more distantly!) from Stag Rocks, but also a couple when seawatching in the southeast (Newbiggin, St Mary's I.), and also seen one on a seawatch from Whitburn (Durham)...
  2. Nutcracker

    Scottish independence and your UK list....

    I'd think it's quite common, particularly if including the common travel area (add Iceland, Norway, Switzerland), as for most EU citizens you can visit that huge area without needing a passport. They may well call it their European list or even WP list, just thay they may not have been to those...
  3. Nutcracker

    Scottish independence and your UK list....

    I'd be thinking more in terms of what species I might regain on my sadly depleted EU list - King Eider, Capercaillie, Ptarmigan, Red Grouse, Ring-billed Gull, and a few others (y) Of course, if Northumbs seceded from Little England to (re)join Scotland & EU, that would be a huge re-gain.
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