PECTORAL SANDPIPER

Calidris melanotos - c.10

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2020

One present on Butts Pool, Pilning WR from September 13th - 25th.

 

2019
An unconfirmed report of a 'very vocal' individual in flight and calling over Pilning WR and Northwick Warth on September 20th before disappearing onto foreshore.
 

2016
A juvenile/ 1st winter was found in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area on September 11th - 12th.
 

2014
A juvenile/ 1st winter was located on the shoreline in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area at 16:00 on September 21st and was present until at least the 30th.
 

2013
One possibly this species was seen at Oldbury-on-Severn Yacht Club in the evening on August 7th.
 

2008
A juvenile was found on Northwick Warth on September 18th and was seen well before disappearing into the salt marsh at around 13:30. It was present from September 18th - 23rd.
 

2006
One, a juvenile was reported at Northwick Warth on the morning of September 23rd favouring the grazed salt marsh at ST: 552 872. It was still present on September 24th and around 10:00 on September 25th it was joined by a second bird with one lingering until September 26th.
 

2005
On August 3rd one thought to be this species was reported in flight heading north at Oldbury Power Station.
 

1998
A juvenile/ 1st winter was found on September 21st - 26th at Northwick Warth.
 

1989
On September 17th a presumed juvenile/ 1st winter was identified at Oldbury Power Station.