Birdwatchers flock to North East to see special visitor

Bird watchers from all over the country are flocking to the North East to see a very unusual visitor.

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North East visitor attracts a lot of attention

Avid bird-watchers from around the country have been flocking to a quiet residential area of Sunderland to see a very special visitor.

Bee-eater birds are normally expected to be in Africa at this time of year, but this bird appears to have braved the cooler North East.

Bird-watchers have been flocking here from all over the country Credit: ITV

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