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Carduelis flavirostris

 


 

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RECORDS

 

2023

Two on the saltmarsh below The Old Ferry View, Aust on November 4th, 7th and 9th; Two in the Chestle Pill (stone wall) area, New Passage on November 21st with at least one on the 22nd, 25th and 28th.

 

2019

One over the 1st Sentry Box, Northwick Warth on October 21st.

 

2014

JANUARY: Two on the 13th at Aust in tress at the Old Passage section. Present in the same area from the 18th - 21st and 25th and 29th. FEBRUARY: Two on the 1st - 2nd at the Old Passage end of Aust Warth; One at Aust on the 7th; One there on the 8th, 10th and 26th. MARCH: One around ST: 563 887 at the Old Passage end of Aust Warth from the 1st - 23rd. NOVEMBER: Four probable's on the 9th in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area heading for Pilning Wetland; One possible in trees of Wharf Lodge at Aust on the 23rd.

 

2013

JANUARY: Three in the Cake Pill area on Aust Warth on the 20th - 21st, two on the 22nd - 23rd, three on the 24th. FEBRUARY: Two on the 18th at the Old Passage end of Aust Warth; Three on the 19th with at least two daily from the 20th until at least April 7th. DECEMBER: Two at Aust at the Old Passage end on the 7th, 11th, 14th & 17th; Three at Aust at the Old Passage end on the 12th.

 

2012

Four at Oldbury Power Station between January 14th - 25th around Lagoon III and in stubble south of the Lagoon with at least three lingering up to February 13th; One possibly this species at Oldbury Power Station on October 20th flying across Lagoon III calling and then gaining height as flew along shore to the north-east, calling all the time 'zoo-it'.

 

2011

One possibly this species 200 metres west of Plough Farm at Marshfield on January 21st around ST: 797 760; At Oldbury Power Station two or three in vegetation around Lagoon III on December 20th.

 

1994

At least one at Severn Beach on November 11th.

 

1991

One at Oldbury Power Station on November 23rd.

 

1986

At New Passage ten on January 4th; At Severn Beach, five on March 1st with two still on March 2nd; Two at Aust Warth on March 23rd with a further two there on November 15th.

 

1985

From Aust Warth eleven on January 5th with four on October 27th, plus ten on November 3rd and 9th; On Northwick Warth one north east on February 16th; At Severn Beach three on December 22nd; At New Passage ten on December 29th.

 

1984

Ten between February 19th and March 3rd from Lagoon I, Oldbury Power Station; At Aust Warth in December eleven on the 22nd - 23rd with eight on the 24th and six on the 26th.

 

1982

Up to eleven from Severn Beach between January 18th and March 13th and between December 11th - 21st.

 

1981

One at Severn Beach on February 11th and December 23rd.

 

1980

Up to eighteen from Hallen between January 1st and March 19th and between October 30th and November 29th.

 

1979

Up to thirty-five birds from Severn Beach between January and April 8th and from November 11th until December 31st.

 

1978

C.40 on 'Severnside' between January 6th and March 27th; One on November 4th at Severn Beach; Up to forty from October 4th to December 31st on 'Severnside'.

 


 

 

 

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