RED-THROATED DIVER

Gavia stellata - 18

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2018

One was seen lingered for a couple of hours on the R. Severn from New Passage on the April 18th.

 

2015

One was seen to fly north-east upriver at Severn Beach and over the Second Severn Crossing around 10:30 on November 18th.

 

2013

Two were seen in flight south past Severn Beach around 10:15 on January 31st.

 

2012

One was seen in flight up river off Severn Beach in the morning on April 30th.

 

2011

One probably this species was seen flying fast and low down river from Aust Warth at 07:50 on February 19th when it was lost to view in the mist.

 

2007

One flew north past Severn Beach at 08:35 on December 14th and dropped onto the river near the second Severn Crossing.

 

2000

An immature was reported on May 8th at Severn Beach.

 

1993

One was found off New Passage on January 15th ; On May 6th an adult in summer plumage was found at Severn Beach and seen in flight as it moved off to the north-east.

 

1991

One was noted on January 5th at New Passage and one observed on January 10th also at New Passage was possibly the same individual reported on the 5th; Five were noted on May 6th at New Passage.

 

1961

On March 15th an individual was found in a field near Chipping Sodbury, it was taken into care and released at Pill the following day.

 

1960

One was seen on January 6th on the Severn Estuary near Shepperdine.