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GLOUCESTERSHIRE

WHOOPER SWAN

Cygnus cygnus

 


 

Whooper Swan | South Glos Birds

 

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RECORDS (c.65)

 

2024

One was both seen and heard in flight down river past Oldbury Power Station on January 8th.

 

2023

At least seven on Northwick Warth from New Passage, twelve past Aust View Point, Severn View Services later and seven up-river past Oldbury Power Station on January 22nd; One 'heard only' at Oldbury Power Station on January 23rd; Two in flight past Oldbury Power Station on November 9th and 11th.

 

2022

One flew north-east past Oldbury Power Station on December 15th.

 

2020

Four in flight south-west over the estuary past Oldbury Power Station on December 8th and subsequently in the Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR area.

 

2018

JANUARY: Two adults on Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR on the 7th. OCTOBER: Four juveniles distantly on the estuary from New Passage on the 16th and 18th; Seven from Tortworth Court Lake, Tortworth on the 22nd; Two in flight east over Pilning WR, New Passage on the 29th.

 

2017

Three floating upriver past Shepperdine on December 9th before flying north-east.

 

2013

Four  high upriver past Oldbury Power Station on January 13th. An adult in flight north-east past Severn Beach and Northwick Warth on November 3rd.

 

2012

One calling in flight off Severn Beach on February 9th.

 

2010

An adult and a juvenile in flight down river past Oldbury Power Station on October 16th and subsequently past Northwick Warth.

 

2009

Two over Aust Warth on November 10th.

 

2008

An adult in flight low south-west over Severn Beach on March 29th.

 

2005

Two adults on Northwick Warth from January 13th - 16th.

 

2000

One in flight north-east past Oldbury Power Station on December 23rd.

 

1983

One on the 'silt lagoon' at Oldbury Power Station on October 29th; Five in flight over Northwick Warth on November 13th; Two on Tortworth Court Lake, Tortworth on December 4th.

 


 

 

 

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