BIRDING

 

 

SOUTH

 

 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

RED-THROATED DIVER

Gavia stellata

 


 

Red-throated Diver | Paul Bowerman

 

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RECORDS (24)

 

2024 (3)

Two were seen in flight to the south-west past Severn Beach in the morning on April 7th; One was seen in flight to the south from Severn Beach at 07:35 on May 9th; Two were seen in flight to the north-east past Severn Beach around 09:30 on May 12th.

 

2023

A flock of three in flight down river from Severn Beach on April 11th; One landed on the sea off Severn Beach around 14:00 on November 19th before drifting down river.

 

2022

Two summer plumaged adults in flight east over Severn Beach on April 29th.

 

2018

One on the R. Severn from New Passage on April 18th.

 

2015

One from Severn Beach on November 18th.

 

2013

Two past Severn Beach on January 31st.

 

2012

One off Severn Beach on April 30th.

 

2011

One from Aust Warth on February 19th.

 

2007

One past Severn Beach on December 14th.

 

2000

An immature from Severn Beach on May 8th.

 

1993

One off New Passage on January 15th; A summer adult from Severn Beach on May 6th.

 

1991

One at New Passage on January 5th and 10th; Five at New Passage on May 6th.

 

1961

One in a field near Chipping Sodbury on March 15th was taken into care and released the following day.

 

1960

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

 


 

 

 

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