......Latterly mostly patch-ticking
Yeah,the Guardian is well known for this sort of thing,all their wild life posters have errors like this, other-wise a good paper,could,ve caused a major twitch though!.Laurence
Don't know what the problem is really. You can hardly blame the artist just because he lived on South Uist from 1972-84...
Seems a bit early for Brent Geese, so I'll go for that, although I suppose one or two could have been amongst the hordes of post-breeding Steller's Eiders?