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Continental Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis

 

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© Mark Coller

 

 

 

2018:

FEBRUARY: One was seen in flight in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area on the 3rd; One on the 1st Sentry Box Pool, Pilning Wetland on the 16th; APRIL: One west over Kingswood, Bristol late morning on the 14th;

 

2017:

MARCH: One was seen on Grebe Pond, Pilning Wetland on the 28th.

 

2016:

FEBRUARY: An adult was seen in flight west at Willsbridge Winter Wetlands in the Holm Mead area a kilometre east of The Lock Keeper at Keynsham on the 22nd.

 

2015:

MARCH: An adult was seen in flight upriver from New Passage mid morning on the 15th with the same or another seen in flight upriver from Severn Beach around 10:00 on the 25th.

 

2001:

On January 15th a single bird was watched at Oldbury Power Station and what was assumed to be the same individual was seen at the same site again on January 16th, 18th and possibly 28th. This is the first documented reference to this form in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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