BLACK-WINGED STILT

Himantopus himantopus - 3

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2017

A spring female was found on Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on May 7th where it lingered throughout the day. It remained faithful to the lagoons until at least the 9th.

 

1997

One was seen on May 17th at Oldbury Power Station in flight and heading down channel.

 

c.1848

One was 'obtained' sometime around this time near Thornbury, no date, age or sex was mentioned.