WOOD SANDPIPER

Tringa glareola - c.45

 

Paul Bowerman

 

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2020 (c.5)
MAY: One was disturbed from Doncombe Brook, Ringswell Common, Marshfield on the 11th. It was both seen and heard as it flew towards Cloud Wood. A spring adult was noted on Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on the 14th. JUNE: An adult was present on Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on the 14th - 15th and 17th. JULY: An adult was noted on Pilning WR on the 8th - 9th with the same or another adult present there on the 13th - 19th.
 

2019
An adult on Pilning Wetland Reserve, Northwick Warth on July 29th.
 

2018
APRIL: One was seen on Pilning Wetland on the 27th. MAY: One present on Pilning Wetland in the evening on the 6th - 8th. JULY: An adult on Pilning Wetland on the 15th - 18th.
 

2017
MAY: Two spring adults were seen on Pilning Wetland on the 5th with one still present on the 6th & 7th.
 

2016
MAY: A spring adult dropped on to Signals Pool, Pilning Wetland briefly late morning on the 28th before departing high east. SEPTEMBER: A juvenile/ 1st winter was present on Pilning Wetland on the 5th; Two juvenile/ 1st winter birds were seen on Pilning Wetland on the 14th - 17th with one still present on the 18th - 22nd.
 

2015
APRIL: A spring adult was seen on the scrape of Lagoon III at Oldbury Power Station in the evening on the 23rd. AUGUST: Three juvenile/ 1st winters were seen on Pilning Wetland, Northwick Warth on the 16th and 23rd increasing to four from 17th - 22nd with two from the 24th - 27th and one on the 28th. SEPTEMBER: One was seen and heard in flight low over head from Shepperdine over Oldbury Power Station and to the south-west on the 4th; A juvenile/ 1st winter was seen on Pilning Wetland late afternoon on the 1st Sentry Box Pool on the 5th - 16th.
 

2014
JULY: Two were present on Pilning Wetland, New Passage from the 24th - 27th with three there from the 28th until at least August 4th. AUGUST: Two birds were seen on the 5th - 7th; A juvenile/ 1st winter was seen in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth flashes area on the 28th - 30th; An adult was seen on Pilning Wetland/ Northwick Warth briefly before departing south-west with Common Redshank on the 31st. SEPTEMBER: A juvenile/ 1st winter was seen on the Pilning Wetland from the 1st - 8th.
 

2013
One was seen in flight over Aust Warth at 10:30 on August 9th.
 

2010
A juvenile was present on Northwick Warth at New Passage on August 26th - 27th.
 

2009
MAY: A spring adult was seen at Severn Beach on the 13th with Dunlin and was last seen heading north towards the Second Severn Crossing where it was lost to view. JULY: Two were seen on Northwick Warth before flying south over New Passage on the 26th. AUGUST: A juvenile was noted on Lagoon I at Oldbury Power Station from mid morning on the 18th - 23rd; One was seen flying south at New Passage at 11:30 on the 20th.
 

1997
On August 31st one was found at Northwick Warth, it was present for five days and was last noted on September 4th.
 

1996
One was noted at Oldbury Power Station on May 5th.
 

1993
One was noted on May 23rd at Northwick Warth; One was seen on August 28th at Northwick Warth; One was found on September 6th at Oldbury Power Station.
 

1985
On August 18th an individual was watched at Aust Warth.
 

1984
One was found on September 12th at Northwick Warth and was still present the following day September 13th.
 

1983
One was seen on August 7th at Oldbury Power Station.
 

1979
Two were seen together at Northwick Warth on August 25th.
 

1971
One was reported from Severn Beach on July 31st.
 

1967
One was noted at New Passage on August 22nd.