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These are unfiltered reports, all sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee.

 

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Monday September 18th

RING-NECKED PARAKEET: Two, the first of the year, were seen in flight over Cherington, Yate heading toward Wapley. (Dan White) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter on Chipping Sodbury Common for its 20th day. It represents the latest date for this species in S. Glos! Previous latest date was August 21st 2011 also on Chipping Sodbury Common. (Matt Scott)

 

 

 

Sunday September 17th

AVOCET: Three birds present in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth/ Pilning Wetland this evening. (Lisa Presland) EGYPTIAN GOOSE: The adult still present in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area. GREAT WHITE EGRET: One was seen in flight heading south-west over Nibley towards Coalpit Heath around 07:10. (Wilf King) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter lingering on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Lisa Presland, Paul Bowerman

 

© Phil Gower

 

 

 

Saturday September 16th

EGYPTIAN GOOSE: The adult returned to the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area. (Lisa Presland) GRASSHOPPER WARBLER: One was trapped and processed at Littleton Brick Pits. (Paul House) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still present on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

 

 

Friday September 15th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still present on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Paul Taylor

 

 

 

Thursday September 14th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still present on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Malcolm Black

 

 

 

Wednesday September 13th

ARCTIC SKUA: One seen distantly late morning from Severn Beach. (Nigel Warren) LEACH'S PETREL: At least three birds throughout the day from Severn Beach. SABINE'S GULL: A juvenile, the first of the year, was present at Severn Beach from late morning until late afternoon at least. (Paul Bowerman, Nigel Warren) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© TBOSG

 

 

 

Tuesday September 12th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Brian Thompson

 

 

 

Monday September 11th

GREY PHALAROPE: One, the first of the year, was seen from Severn Beach near the Second Severn Crossing this morning. (Paul Bowerman) LEACH'S PETREL: Two, the first of the year, were seen from Severn Beach this morning. STORM PETREL: One from Severn Beach this morning. (John Martin) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still present on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Adam Rawson

 

 

 

Sunday September 10th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter still present on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Lee Gardiner

 

 

 

Saturday September 9th

MARSH HARRIER: A probable immature male from Lagoon I at Oldbury Power Station briefly this morning. (Andy Middleton) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter lingering throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

 

 

Friday September 8th

BLACK TERN: One, a juvenile and the first of the year, was seen from Severn Beach this morning. (Paul Bowerman) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

 

 

Thursday September 7th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Dan White. Malcolm Black

 

 

 

Wednesday September 6th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter lingering throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

© Darren Pearce

 

 

 

Tuesday September 5th

WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter once again present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

 

 

Monday September 4th

MARSH HARRIER: A probable adult female drifted over the Shire Valley at Marshfield late morning. (TBOSG) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common.

 

 

Woodchat Shrike video © TBOSG

 

 

 

Sunday September 3rd

EGYPTIAN GOOSE: Reappeared on Northwick Warth today. (Severnside Birds) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common. (Mark Coller)

 

© TBOSG

 

 

 

Saturday September 2nd

EGYPTIAN GOOSE: The adult returned to Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury today. (Rob Emery) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter once again present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common. (Luke Ozsanlav-Harris)

 

© Mark Coller

Woodchat Shrike video by © Jeff Hazell

 

 

 

Friday September 1st

AVOCET: One was reported from the south side of Littleton Warth at high tide. (John Sanders) LITTLE EGRET: A good count of eleven from Severn Beach this morning. (Rob Emery) WOODCHAT SHRIKE: The juvenile/ 1st winter present throughout the day on Chipping Sodbury Common. (Nigel Sluman)

 

© Andy Jordan

 

 

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