LITTLE GULL

Hydrocoloeus minutus

Dan White

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Entries from 2000 with supplementary notes prior to this date.

 

2021

EARLIEST: Two adults from Severn Beach on March 11th. LATEST: . HIGHEST COUNT: Five from Severn Beach on November 12th.

 

 

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Totals

Total Bird Days

 

 

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9

2020

Just five bird days this year from three months; March (1), April (3) and November (1) EARLIEST: A winter adult at Oldbury Power Station on March 26th. LATEST: A 1st winter at Oldbury Power Station on November 2nd. HIGHEST COUNT: Three at Oldbury Power Station on April 10th.

 

2019

A total of thirty-eight bird days this year all from April. EARLIEST: Thirty-three in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth on April 8th. HIGHEST COUNT: Thirty-three in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth on April 8th.

 

2018

Seven bird days were logged this year from three months; February (2), April (4) and November (1). EARLIEST: A 1st winter at Oldbury Power Station on February 14th. LATEST: A 1st winter at Severn Beach on November 29th. HIGHEST COUNT: Four at Severn Beach on April 10th.

 

2017

Just three bird days this year from three months; February, May and October. EARLIEST: A winter adult at Oldbury Power Station on February 4th. LATEST: A 1st winter at Severn Beach on October 22nd. HIGHEST COUNT: One on all dates.

 

2016

Fifteen bird days were logged this year from five months; January (2), February (2), March (5), April (2) and May (4). EARLIEST: An adult on Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on January 3rd. HIGHEST COUNT: Four north-east from New Passage on March 15th and four on Pilning WR on May 5th.

 

2015

Thirteen bird days this year from three months; March (2), April (8) and November (3). EARLIEST: Two, an adult and 1st winter from Severn Beach on March 29th. LATEST: Two, single 1st and 2nd winters, from Severn Beach on November 30th. HIGHEST COUNT: Eight from Severn Beach on April 22nd.

 

2014

Just three bird days were logged this year from two months; February (2) and April (1). EARLIEST: One from Severn Beach on February 9th. HIGHEST COUNT: One on all dates.

 

2013

Just seven bird days this year from three months; April (2), October (4) and November (1). EARLIEST: An adult at Shepperdine on April 6th. LATEST: A 1st winter from Severn Beach on November 27th. HIGHEST COUNT: Four adults from New Passage on October 3rd.

 

2012

Twenty-two bird days this year from four months; January (1), March (18), May (1) and July (2). EARLIEST: An adult from Severn Beach on January 3rd. LATEST: Two, an adult and 1st summer, from New Passage on July 15th. HIGHEST COUNT: A flock of seventeen (12 adults, 4 - 2nd summer and a 1st summer) from New Passage on March 25th.

 

2011

Just eight bird days were logged this year from four months; May (2), September (4), October (1) and December (1). EARLIEST: A 2nd summer from Severn Beach on May 1st. LATEST: A 1st winter from New Passage on December 17th. HIGHEST COUNT: One on all dates.

 

2010

A disappointing three bird days this year from two months; September (1) and November (2). LATEST: Two, an adult and a 1st winter, from Severn Beach on November 12th. HIGHEST COUNT: Two, an adult and a 1st winter, from Severn Beach on November 12th.

 

2009

Just six bird days were logged this year from two months; April (4) and November (2). EARLIEST: Three from New Passage on April 13th. LATEST: A 1st winter from Severn Beach on November 23rd. HIGHEST COUNT: Three from New Passage on April 13th.

 

2008

Eight bird days this year from two months; April (3) and May (5). EARLIEST: An adult from New Passage on April 21st. HIGHEST COUNT: Three 1st summers from Severn Beach on May 8th.

 

2007

Seventeen bird days were logged this year from five months; January (8), April (5), May (1), September (2) and December (1). EARLIEST: Three adults on Severnside on January 1st. LATEST: A 1st winter from Severn Beach on December 9th. HIGHEST COUNT: Four over Northwick Warth on April 14th.

 

2006

There were ten bird days this year from four months; March (2), April (3), May (1) and December (4). EARLIEST: Two from Aust Warth on March 28th. LATEST: An adult at Oldbury Power Station on December 31st. HIGHEST COUNT: Two from Aust Warth on March 28th.

 

2005

There were ten bird days this year from two months; April(9) and May (1). EARLIEST: Five adults from Severn Beach on April 19th. HIGHEST COUNT: Five adults from Severn Beach on April 19th.

 

2004

There were twelve bird days logged this year from five months; January(1), March (2), April (4), September (3) and October (2). EARLIEST: A 1st winter from Severn Beach on January 16th. LATEST: An adult from Severn Beach on October 25th. HIGHEST COUNT: Two from Severn Beach on April 5th.

 

2003

There were twenty-nine bird days this year from four months; February (1), April (26), October (1) and December (1). EARLIEST: A 1st winter on Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on February 3rd. LATEST: An adult from Severn Beach on December 13th. HIGHEST COUNT: Seven from Severn Beach on April 15th,16th and 17th.

 

2002

There were three bird days this year from three months; January (1), February (1) and October (1). EARLIEST: An adult from Severn Beach on January 28th. LATEST: One on Northwick Warth on October 22nd. HIGHEST COUNT: One on all dates.

 

2001

There were eight bird days this year from four months; January (2), April (2) and May (4). EARLIEST: Two from Severn Beach on January 2nd. HIGHEST COUNT: Three from Severn Beach on May 9th.

 

2000

There were ten bird days this year from four months; February (2), May (4), October (1) and December (3). EARLIEST: A 2nd winter at Oldbury Power Station on February 17th. LATEST: A 1st winter on Severnside on December 27th. HIGHEST COUNT: Three 1st summer on Severnside on May 7th.

 

Supplementary Information:

Thirty-seven 1st winters on Severnside between May 5th - 7th 1989. Sixty from New Passage on May 2nd 1984. The first documented reference: Eight at Severn Beach on May 5th 1974.