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2017:

One still present in fields at Toghill Farm, Wick on January 1st was joined by a second individual also on the 1st. Both birds present until at least March 11th; One was seen on Pilning Wetland on March 25th; One was seen in flight south-west from New Passage on July 20th.

 

2016:

One was seen and photographed around 09:00 in fields at Toghill Farm, Wick (ST: 720 723) on December 17th. It remained faithful to a few fields just west of the farm until December 31st.

 

2012:

On September 9th a juvenile was found on Northwick Warth at around 09:00 where it fed amongst stock until around 16:00.

 

1993:

On April 24th a summer adult was found near Littleton-upon-Severn Brick Pits. It was present for just four days and was last seen on April 27th. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire. Additionally it represents the 73rd British record.

 

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