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Rare bird sighting draws hundreds

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Hundreds of birdwatchers have flocked to a South Tyneside quarry after a bird usually found in the forests of Asia was spotted there.

Twitchers from all over the country have descended on Trow Quarry in South Shields after the sighting of an eastern crowned warbler.

Fiona Trott reports from the quarry.

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