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GLOUCESTERSHIRE

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

Psittacula krameri

 


 

Ring-necked Parakeet | Steve Richardson

 

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RECORDS

 

UPDATE: Up to four visiting private gardens in Frampton Cotterell and Stoke Park daily! Subsequently occurrences of this species will be limited to earliest/ latest dates and highest counts.

 

2024

EARLIEST: Two or three in a private garden at Stoke Park from January 1st. LATEST: . HIGHEST COUNT: Up to four attending feeders in a private garden at Stoke Park on January 20th.

 

2023

EARLIEST: Three in the Hermitage/ Long Wood area at Stoke Park, Frenchay on January 6th. LATEST: Three attending feeders in a private garden at Stoke Park on December 22nd. HIGHEST COUNT: Four were seen in flight over Barn Wood, Stoke Park, Frenchay on August 8th.

 

2022

EARLIEST: At least one continuing in the Globe Inn, Church Road/ Mill Lane area, Frampton Cotterell from January 1st. LATEST/ HIGHEST COUNT: Five were seen to land in an area of Stoke Park on the S. Glos side of the boundary on October 29th.

 

2021

EARLIEST: Two around 17:15 over Butt Lane, Thornbury on February 10th. LATEST: One near Travis Perkins, Stoke Gifford on November 17th. HIGHEST COUNT: Up to five in the Beaufort Road/ Church Road/ Mill Lane area at Frampton Cotterell between July 3rd and December 22nd.

 

2020

One from Three Brooks LNR, Bradley Stoke on March 25th; One from Three Brooks LNR, Bradley Stoke on May 13th and 31st; One over Oldland Common on August 16th; One from Three Brooks LNR, Bradley Stoke on September 5th; One near Kingsgate Park, Yate on December 24th.

 

2019

One at New Passage on March 20th and Redwick on March 21st; One around Highwood Lane, Cribbs Causeway on July 10th; One over Bradley Stoke on August 2nd; One in the grounds of UWE, Frenchay on August 27th; One at Abbey Wood Station, Filton on December 17th.

 

2018

A hundred and thirty-four bird days. Up to six in the St. Anne's Church/ Siston Brook/ Willsbridge Valley area from January 9th - 31st and again from February 1st - 21st; Two over Warmley on February 5th; Two in the Awkley area near the M4/ M48 on March 6th; Three over Abbey Wood roundabout, Filton on March 6th; One along the sea wall at Severn Beach on March 7th; Two in The Glen, New Passage on March 11th; At least two in the Willsbridge Valley area on March 20th and 23rd; Two at St. Anne's Church, Oldland Common on March 28th; Two by The Anchor PH car park, Oldbury on March 29th; One on Streamside Walk, Thornbury on March 29th and 31st; At least one at the Willsbridge Mill, Willsbridge on April 1st and 3rd; One from Kingsgate Park, Yate on April 11th - 15th; One over Old Sodbury on April 13th; One from Streamside Walk, Thornbury on June 3rd; Two or three heard around the M5/ J14 Falfield on September 26th; One on Streamside Walk, Thornbury on September 29th; One between Severn View Services and Aust/ Littleton ST Works on October 7th.

 

2017

Two from Downend on August 29th; Two over Cherington, Yate on September 18th; One in the Aust Cliffs/ Aust area on October 18th - 19th; Two from Owls Head Road/ Cock Road, Kingswood on November 15th; Three adults near Mangotsfield Cemetery, Downend on November 16th; One between Kingston Drive, Mangotsfield and Stockwell Close, Downend on November 4th; Three on Station Road, Kingswood on December 1st; Three over at Kingswood, Bristol on December 8th; Three on Westbourne Road, Mangotsfield on December 23rd.

 

2016

One at New Passage on October 29th.

 

2015

One over the Territorial Army garden, New Passage on August 9th; A female on Abbott Road, Severn Beach from August 11th - 16th; One in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area on October 18th.

 

2014

One in the Shaft Beach area, Severn Beach on April 16th; One over The Boar's Head, Aust on September 21st.

 

2013

One over Pilning WR, New Passage on August 1st; One south over Frampton Cotterell on August 21st.

 

2012

One over a private garden in Frenchay on June 6th.

 

2011

One over Frenchay Park Road, Frenchay on February 19th.

 

2010

One at Leap Valley, Downend on May 22nd; One over Bellevue Road, Kingswood on May 23rd; One near The Harvester Pub, Cribbs Causeway on September 22nd; One over Lagoon III, Oldbury Power Station on November 14th; One over Thornbury on November 24th.

 

2008

One at New Passage on April 16th; One over Oldbury Power Station on April 16th.

 

2005

One in the Longwell Green area mid February.

 

2004

One in a private garden next to the A38 in the Almondsbury area between April and October.

 

2000

One on Filton Golf Course on August 12th.

 

1996

A female at Fishpool Hill, Brentry on September 28th - 30th; A probable female near Westerleigh on October 10th.

 


 

 

 

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