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EUROPEAN BEE-EATER - Merops apiaster

 

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2016:

One was heard only at Aust at 10:00 on July 31st. It was reported from the Bridge Access Road and Cycle Track area.

 

2015:

At least two individuals were heard over Mangotsfield Road, Mangotsfield between 15:00 and 15:15 on June 24th. Arriving from the south-west, they appeared to be fairly low down calling for a couple of minutes before departing north-west towards Page Park and Downend.

 

2007:

On May 13th a presumed adult was present at around 18:00 in flight at Severn Beach. It was heard calling several times moving along the sea wall heading north-east. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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