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© Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2018:

EARLIEST: One was present at Oldbury Power Station on January 2nd. LATEST: One at Oldbury Power Station on December 9th. HIGHEST COUNT: Three present on Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on April 18th.

 

2017:

EARLIEST: Birds noted from Pilning Wetland and Oldbury Power Station on January 5th. LATEST: One at Oldbury Power Station on December 19th. HIGHEST COUNT: Two were reported at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on May 13th an two on November 13th at Oldbury Power Station.

 

2016:

EARLIEST: One at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on January 10th. LATEST: One at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on December 18th. HIGHEST COUNT: At least three were heard calling repeatedly around the reedbed on Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on June 18th.

 

2015:

EARLIEST: One present and calling at dusk from Lagoon III at Oldbury Power Station on January 9th. LATEST: One was noted at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on December 29th. HIGHEST COUNT: Three were heard 'singing' in the evening at Oldbury Power Station on December 7th.

 

2014:

EARLIEST: One was heard from the small reedbed in south-east corner of Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on January 2nd. LATEST: One was heard at Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on November 19th. HIGHEST COUNT: Three were reported from Oldbury Power Station on April 10th. * It would appear that the two fledgling birds seen around Lagoon II at Oldbury Power Station on June 21st are the first confirmed record of breeding success of this species for S. Glos!

 

2013:

EARLIEST: One 400 metres inside the S. Glos boundary on Chittening Warth/ New Pill area on April 26th. LATEST: One around by Lagoon II, Oldbury Power Station on December 14th. HIGHEST COUNT: Two in October, November and December.

 

2011:

Orchard Pools, Severn Beach: One was heard at on January 24th.

 

2010:

Orchard Pools, Severn Beach: One on April 14th and 17th; Severn Beach: One in brambles along the railway line on September 12th; New Passage: One at The Glen on October 18th, 22nd - 23rd and 31st; Northwick Warth: One on October 23rd.

 

2009:

Wick: One in scrub near the R. Boyd at Wick Quarry from Raven's Rock raptor watch point on the evening of May 21st with two on the 25th. It constitutes the first record of this species at this site. Northwick Warth: One trapped and ringed at Grebe Pond on October 17th; One on November 15th and 28th.

 

2008:

Northwick Warth: One near the old landfill site on September 17th.

2006:

Severn Beach: JANUARY: One on the 11th. MARCH: One on the 19th - 20th, 22nd and 31st. APRIL: One on the April 1st - 3rd. JUNE: One on June 25th. Oldbury Power Station: APRIL: One on the 5th, 17th, 22nd and 29th. MAY: Possibly two on the 14th.

 

2005:

Severn Beach: OCTOBER: Individuals on the 13th - 18th. DECEMBER: One on the 10th present until 23rd. Orchard Pools: DECEMBER: One on the 10th, 21st, 24th and 27th. Oldbury Power Station: JUNE: A male singing from the small pool behind Lagoon III on the 18th. (The first record for this site).

 

2003:

A singing male on March 18th at Orchard Pools near Severn Beach.

 

2001:

One on February 25th from the reed bed of Lagoon I at Oldbury Power Station.

1994:

A presumed male heard calling on April 24th at Littleton Brick Pits. (A J Musgrove) This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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