BIRDING

 

 

SOUTH

 

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

LEACH'S PETREL

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

 


 

 

Leach's Petrel | Dan White

 

J F M A         S O N D

 

RECORDS

 

2023

One off Severn Beach on January 4th; One from Severn Beach on January 13th; One from Severn Beach on September 19th; One lost to predation off Severn Beach on November 13th; One from New Passage on November 15th; Up to four over high tide from Severn Beach on November 19th; One was reported 'lingering' off Severn Beach around 16:15 on December 23rd.

 

2022

A winter adult from Shaft Beach, Severn Beach on January 3rd; At least two from Severn Beach on November 1st; An adult taken by gulls south of the Prince of Wales Bridge off Severn Beach early afternoon on November 11th; One in flight downriver from Severn Beach early morning on November 24th.

 

2021

One early morning on March 12th from Severn Beach lingered throughout the day; One, the same (from the 12th) or another, distantly from Severn Beach on March 13th; One from Severn Beach at 16:45 on October 31st.

 

2019

One from Severn Beach on September 27th; One from Severn Beach on October 8th.

 

2018

One from Severn Beach on January 3rd; One from Severn Beach on September 19th.

 

2017

Up to three from Severn Beach between September 11th - 13th; At least three from Severn Beach between October 16th - 17th; One from Severn Beach on October 21st - 22nd.

 

2015

Two from Severn Beach on September 14th; Up to three from Severn Beach between November 13th - 16th.

 

2013

At least three off Severn Beach on October 27th - 28th.

 

2011

Up to two off Severn Beach on September 12th - 13th.

 

2010

One from Severn Beach on November 4th; A corpse on an Industrial Estate at Emerson's Green on November 7th!

 

2009

At least fifteen from Severn Beach between November 18th - 26th.

 

2007

One off Severn Beach on December 29th.

 

2006

Around thirty off New Passage and Severn Beach between December 3rd - 8th.

 

2005

Two off Severn Beach on November 4th; One off Severn Beach on November 11th.

 

2004

One off Severn Beach on September 13th - 14th; One off Severn Beach on October 22nd.

 

2002

One from Severn Beach on January 28th; Four from Severn Beach on February 5th; Three from Severn Beach on February 9th - 10th; One from Severn Beach on February 12th.

 

2001

One off Severn Beach on October 1st.

 

2000

One off Severn Beach on November 1st; Two off Severn Beach on December 13th.

 

1999

One off Severn Beach on April 22nd.

 

1998

One off Severn Beach on January 5th; One off Severn Beach on September 10th; Three off Severn Beach on October 27th - 28th.

 

1997

One off Severn Beach on February 26th; One off Severn Beach on October 7th.

 

1996

Four off Severn Beach on November 6th.

 

1995

One off Severn Beach on September 27th.

 

1991

One from New Passage on January 10th; One from New Passage on November 3rd; One from New Passage on November 13th.

 

1990

One off New Passage on September 23rd.

 

1989

One off New Passage on October 21st; Eight off New Passage on October 29th; Up to four off New Passage and Severn Beach on November 4th; Six off New Passage on December 17th; Up to five off New Passage and Severn Beach Four on December 21st; Up to twelve off New Passage between December 22nd -  25th.

 

1988

One off Severn Beach on January 3rd; Two off Severn Beach on September 2nd; One off Severn Beach on September 28th; One off Severn Beach on October 8th.

 

1985

One off New Passage on September 1st.

 

1983

At least forty from New Passage between September 3rd - 5th; Two from New Passage on September 19th; One from New Passage on October 8th; At least eight from New Passage between October 16th - 18th.

 

1980

One off Severn Beach on October 9th.

 

1977

One off New Passage on November 13th found dead on the same day at Severn Beach.

 

1957

One from Severn Beach on September 15th .

 

1952

C.250 'wrecked' on October 26th off Aust Warth. Small numbers on subsequent days at Severn Beach and Oldbury-on-Severn. Several at inland locations including: Alveston, Doynton and Stoke Gifford.

 

1938

One off Aust Warth Pier on October 7th. Seen over the Severn it was confidently identified as this species and was watched at close quarters and was certainly too large for Storm Petrel. There had been violent westerly gales a few days previously.

 


 

 

 

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