HEN HARRIER

Circus cyaneus

Pete Blanchard

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2021 (-) c.55

A male was seen down-river past Oldbury Power Station on April 23rd.

 

2020 (1)

A female/ ringtail was reported from Hill Lane, Hill on May 7th.

 

2018 (3)

A juvenile was seen from Rushmead Lane, Marshfield on August 7th the on and off in the area until August 13th; A male was watched over Northwick Warth on October 21st; A winter female was seen briefly south along Northwick Warth on December 14th.

 

2017 (3)

A male was seen at Shepperdine from Oldbury Power Station on February 24th - 25th; A male was seen low north-east over Northwick Warth on April 30th; A 'ring-tail was seen near Downthorns Farm, Marshfield on October 20th.

 

2015 (4)

A juvenile/ female was seen from a train in the Huntingford area around on August 24th; A 'ringtail' was reported  over New Passage on September 28th; A 'ringtail' was seenover the Lagoons, Oldbury Power Station on October 17th; A female/ juvenile was seen from Down Road, Marshfield on October 18th - 19th.

 

2014 (1)

One, possibly this species, was seen from a moving car near Alveston on May 23rd.

 

2013 (3)

A male was seen over Northwick and Aust Warth's on May 2nd;

One was reported over the M32/ Junction 1 on May 22nd;

An adult winter male was seen from Shirehill Lane, Marshfield on November 10th.

 

2012 (2)

A male was seen over Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on March 31st; One was seen upriver past Oldbury Power Station on May 5th.

 

2011 (5)

A female was seen at Aust Warth on January 1st; A ringtail was noted in the Shirehill area, Marshfield in mid February; A ringtail, was seen over the M48 near Pilning on May 3rd; A juvenile was seen at Wick Quarry on September 14th; A ringtail, probably female, was reported from Aust Warth on December 12th.

 

2010 (c.7)

One was seen over Northwick Warth on January 17th; A ringtail was watched on Northwick Warth, on October 13th; A ringtail was seen in the Shirehill area, Marshfield on October 18th; A ringtail was seen from Rushmead Lane, Marshfield on November 14th - 15th and may have been in the area since October; An adult male was seen over Northwick Warth on December 10th; A ringtail was seen over Lagoon III, Oldbury Power Station on December 14th; An immature was present in the Aust Warth area from December 24th - 26th.

 

2009 (4)

An adult female was seen over Lagoon I, Oldbury Power Station on April 19th; A female/ juvenile was reported over Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on August 11th; A ringtail was noted in off the estuary over Northwick Warth on September 19th; A female/ juvenile was seen over Harcombe Wood near Ebbdown Farm, Marshfield on November 2nd.

 

2008 (5)

A ringtail was seen low north-east over Aust Warth on April 22nd; A male was seen upriver at Severn Beach on May 7th; A 'ringtail' was watched around Rushmead Farm, Marshfield on September 25th - 27th and October 1st and was joined by a second 'ringtail' on October 2nd - 3rd; One, probably a male, was reported from Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station in early December.

 

2007 (7)

A first calendar year was seen at Aust Warth on October 22nd; A ringtail was seen at Severn Beach on November 7th; A ringtail was reported at Oldbury Power Station on November 16th; A ringtail was seen near the cemetery on Tormarton Road, Marshfield on November 23rd and flushed from Northfield Lane on November 25th; One was reported at Oldbury Power Station on November 28th; One was reported at Oldbury Power Station on December 15th; A ringtail was seen near West Littleton Down, West Littleton on December 16th.

 

2006 (1)

A second calendar year male briefly near the picnic area at Tog Hill, Wick on August 26th.

 

2005 (2)

A winter adult was seen from Northfield Lane, Marshfield on January 31st; A juvenile male was seen over the Bristol/ S. Gloucestershire boundary in the Chittening Warth area on October 20th.

 

2004 (1)

A 'ringtail' was reported from Oldbury Power Station on January 4th.

 

2001 (1)

A juvenile was seen on Northwick Warth on October 22nd.

 

1992 (1)

A 'ringtail' was reported on Northwick Warth on January 24th.

 

1991 (1)

A male was seen at New Passage on March 29th.

 

1985 (1)

A 'ringtail' was watched at New Passage on January 13th.

 

1982 (2)

A male was reported from Filton Airfield on March 9th; A female/ immature was seen on Northwick Warth on November 6th.

 

1980 (1) 0

A female/immature was seen on Northwick Warth on November 2nd.