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DARTFORD WARBLER - Sylvia undata

 

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© Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2015:

A female was seen in brambles around one kilometre south of Severn Beach in 'The Pipes' area at 13:45 on October 20th.; One, presumed to be the October bird, was heard in scrub again around one kilometre south of Severn Beach on November 1st.

 

2008:

An adult, probably male, was seen along Northfield Lane at Marshfield at ST: 777 744 late afternoon on October 10th and was present throughout the following day October 11th; One was seen around a dry stone wall 200 metres south of Rushmead Farm on November 12th at ST: 786 752. It was assumed to be the same individual seen in October.

 

2006:

An adult was reported in the afternoon in brambles from the Severn Way Footpath south of Severn Beach on April 1st.

 

2005:

On October 5th two, a male and female/ 1st winter male, were found on Northwick Warth. They were present from the 5th - 12th October. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire. Remarkably on the 31st October a winter male was found at Severn Beach approximately one kilometer south of the village and was present there from 31st October until the 1st November.

 

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