BIRDING

 

 

SOUTH

 

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

EGYPTIAN GOOSE

Alopochen aegyptiacus

 


 

Egyptian Goose | South Glos Birds

 

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2024

Three were seen in flight south over Severn View Services, Aust on February 19th.

 

2023

Two in flight upriver past Oldbury Power Station on February 2nd; Two on Pilning WR, New Passage on March 27th; One in a private garden at Dyrham on May 10th; Four in flight upriver past Oldbury Power Station on November 9th; Nine (9) on Marsh Common near Easter Compton around ST: 562 829 on November 17th; One in the New Passage/ Pilning WR area on December 7th.

 

2022

One in flight along the R. Avon around Avon Valley CP on January 16th; One in a private garden at Dyrham on November 21st.

 

2021

One at Oldbury Power Station on January 1st; One in flight 1km east of the Lock Keeper PH, Willsbridge on January 17th with two in the same area on January 26th; One in flight north-east past Severn Beach on May 14th; Two on the weir on the R. Avon, Willsbridge/ Keynsham on August 27th viewed from the Lock Keeper PH CP.

 

2020

JANUARY: One flew in from the east at 12:30 at Oldbury Power Station, over the lake and departed to the south on the 5th. APRIL: Three on Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on the 9th. DECEMBER: One on the S. Glos side of the R. Avon opposite Avon Valley CP and 1km east of the Lock Keeper PH on the 26th.

 

2019

FEBRUARY: One on Windmill Lakes near Coalpit Heath on the 10th; One around Thornbury Sailing Club, Oldbury-on-Severn on the 27th. MARCH: An adult from Golden Valley LNR, Wick on the 7th. MAY: One in fields on the north side of the R. Avon opposite Avon Valley CP between Willsbridge and the Cycle Path on the 5th. DECEMBER: Two on Butts Pool, Pilning WR on the 8th.

 

2018

JANUARY: An adult in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth on the 2nd; An adult at Shepperdine upriver from the point just south of The Windbound on the 11th; One on Kendleshire Golf Course, Coalpit Heath on the 23rd.

 

2017

JANUARY: An adult at Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury around Park Avenue from the 1st until at least the 18th; It relocated to Northwick Warth and Pilning WR on the 20th - 21st. MARCH: One from Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury on the 12th. MAY: One from Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury on the 25th & 27th... JULY: ... again from Aztec West on the 2nd, 6th & 19th; An adult in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area from the 21st - 31st. AUGUST: An adult in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth from the 1st until at least the 4th; Back at Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury on the 5th & 16th; An adult in the Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR area from the 28th - 31st. SEPTEMBER: Back at Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury on the 2nd; Northwick Warth on the 3rd & 16th- 17th. NOVEMBER: An adult at Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury on the 10th. DECEMBER: The peripatetic adult on Northwick Warth on the 16th & 19th.

 

2016

JANUARY: Two on the 10th in flooded fields along the R. Avon footpath at Holm Mead a kilometre east of The Lock Keeper at Keynsham around ST: 672 689. FEBRUARY: Both birds again on the 9th and 27th. APRIL: One on the 2nd on Pilning Wetland before departing south; One in the Powder Keg area at Bridgeyate on the 17th and at Warmley Forest Park earlier that week. MAY: One on Pilning Wetland, Northwick Warth on the 8th and 13th - 14th. It relocated on the 22nd and 24th to Western Distribution Park, Severn Beach. JUNE: One on Pilning Wetland, New Passage on the 11th . AUGUST: An adult re-appeared on the 8th in the New Passage/ Pilning WR/ Northwick Warth area until the 31st... SEPTEMBER: ...and continued until at least the 6th and 10th before relocating to Littleton Warth on the 7th; One at Aztec West on the 14th - 15th; An adult in the New Passage/ Pilning WR/ Northwick Warth area on the 22nd. OCTOBER: An adult in the New Passage/ Pilning WR/ Northwick Warth area on the 14th. NOVEMBER: One at Aztec West Business Park on the 2nd. DECEMBER: One at Aztec West Business Park on the 3rd - 7th relocated to Pilning Wetland on the 8th.

 

2015

Two from Field Grove Farm, Bitton on December 31st.

 

2013

A winter adult sat Pilning WR, New Passage on March 1st; One from Severn Beach on December 14th.

 

2006

One from Oldbury Power Station in flight upstream landing on the north shore of the R. Severn having been on the south shore near Thornbury Sailing Club earlier in the day on March 4th; An adult at Heneage Court Pools, Falfield on April 23rd.

 

2002

A presumed winter adult on February 12th at Oldbury Power Station.

 


 

 

 

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