T h e B i r d s O f S o u t h G l o u c e s t e r s h i r e
BROAD-BILLED SANDPIPER - Calidris falcinellus
On May 16th a summer adult
was present at
Severn Beach in the morning
and evening high tide roosts.
On August 20th an adult in worn summer plumage
was identified at Oldbury Power Station and
remained until August 22nd.
This is the first documented
reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.
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