BIRDING

 

 

SOUTH

 

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

ALPINE SWIFT

Tachymarptis melba

 


 

Alpine Swift | Mark Coller

 

 

 

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RECORDS (c.5)

 

2023

One at Oldbury Power Station from March 15th - 17th. Perhaps a second individual briefly low to the south-west across the south end of Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station at 08:40 on March 30th.

 

2006

One, putatively this species, south over Mangotsfield on August 1st.

 

1999

One over Northwick Warth on June 5th.

 

1993

One was seen for just ten minutes over Aust Cliffs, Aust on April 11th.

 

 

 

 

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