Originally Posted by Nutcracker
Agree on the Woodpigeons, but not here - the Continent hasn't seen the recent population increase seen in the UK as a whole and coincidentally in this annual influx. The paucity of associated Black Kites etc., also suggests more likely UK origin.
Any wing-tagged birds among them that might shed some further light?
See 2004 in my post above. Are they still regularly wing-tagging birds, or has that largely stopped now?