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BLACK GUILLEMOT - Cepphus grylle

 

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© Brian Thompson, Vic Savery

 

 

 

 

2015:

One, a 1st winter, was seen distantly but well mid-morning on November 15th from the sea wall at Severn Beach.

 

1998:

On October 27th an adult in almost full summer plumage was watched for ten minutes slowly drifting up river off Severn Beach before being lost to view. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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