RUDDY DUCK

Oxyura jamaicensis - c.40

 

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2004

One was observed at New Passage on October 28th.

 

2002

One, a female, was watched on June 14th on Orchard Pools near Severn Beach.

 

2000

One on February 6th was noted at Tortworth Lake.

 

1999

A male was seen on April 23rd on Severnside.

 

1998

A male and female were seen on May 4th on Severnside; A male was noted on August 29th on Severnside.

 

1997

Seven, including four males, were seen on January 3rd at Aust Warth. Also on January 3rd a female was present at Severn Beach until January 16th, it was joined by another male and female on January 6th.

 

1996

A male present on December 31st 1995 at Northwick Warth was still present on January 1st.

 

1995

A male was seen on December 31st at Northwick Warth.

 

1992

A 1st winter male was seen on January 11th at Northwick Warth.

 

1991

Two, both female on February 10th at Oldbury Power Station were on the tidal reservoir; There were five birds on February 10th at New Passage with three seen again on February 14th.

 

1988

A female was observed on September 20th at Aust Warth.

 

1986

One was see off New Passage sometime in February.

 

1985

On January 12th a single bird was watched at Northwick Warth.

 

1984

The two birds found on February 19th at Oldbury Power Station and were present until February 23rd; One was seen at Oldbury Power Station on March 3rd.

 

1982

A single bird was reported off Severn Beach on December 3rd.

 

1981

Two males were reported on the R. Severn off New Passage on November 6th.

 

1979

Two were reported from Aust Warth on January 6th.