BEARDED TIT

Panurus biarmicus - c.15

 

Rod Holbrook

 

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2105
A male was seen well in the main reedbed on Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on October 14th; A female was seen at Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station at 14:00 on October 20th; One was heard at dusk on November 22nd calling from the main reed bed around Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station.
 

2014
A male was both seen and heard from the small reedbed on the north side of Grebe Pond, Pilning Wetland, Northwick Warth on December 16th.
 

2013
Two were seen on October 23rd at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach before flying south-east over the ICI works.
 

2012
Two, a male and female were seen at Pilning Wetland, Northwick Warth on October 6th. They were still present until around 09:30 on the 7th before departing north-east but seen again briefly at c.11:15 south over New Passage. They were noted again on October 8th - 9th; An unconfirmed report was received of four birds at 07:55 on October 10th; At least one present on October 13th.
 

2011
On November 12th one possibly this species was seen briefly at Oldbury Power Station in the north-west corner of Lagoon II.
 

2008
On the 26th April a male was located at Oldbury Power Station in the main reed bed at Lagoon II at 08:30. It was present for just forty-five minutes until 09:15 when it flew high and circled for five minutes before heading off high to the north-east.
 

1981
On April 5th one was trapped, ringed and released at Littleton Brick Pits, no mention was made regarding age or sex.