PINK-FOOTED GOOSE

Anser brachyrhyncus - 10

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2021

A winter adult was present on Northwick Warth/ New Passage on January 23rd - 24th.

 

1996

On February 26th at Aust Warth/ Northwick Warth a 1st winter was located and remained in the area until March 10th.

 

1988

A sick or injured juvenile was caught by a wildfowlers dog on November 29th at Littleton Warth but died shortly afterwards.

 

1940

On February 1st at Severn Beach six or seven were identified in company with White-fronted Geese along the river bank between Avonmouth and Severn Beach and were still present on February 2nd. ... 'Although Pink-footed Goose is a regular visitor to the grounds above Berkeley in winter, it becomes scarce or entirely absent at other times in the Severn Beach area. This occurrence is therefore of special interest and can only be attributed to the intensely cold weather' ... (pers. com. Howard H. Davis)