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GLOSSY IBIS - Plegadis falcinellus

 

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© Dan White

 

 

 

2016:

One putatively this species was seen at around 08:30 on April 7th in flight over Iron Acton Garden Centre. It appeared to fly parallel with Wotton Road towards Rangeworthy before being lost to view.

 

2015:

A juvenile/ immature, was seen very briefly at Kingswood, Bristol at 09:45 on January 14th. It appeared low from the north-east (just above rooftop height) and was seen by two observers for just a few seconds before being lost to view over the houses heading south; A juvenile/ 1st winter was present on Pilning Wetland, New Passage from at least 13:00 on November 6th (Land workers on site suggest the bird was seen around 16:30 on November 5th) until November 20th.

 

2009:

On October 14th a juvenile/ 1st winter was seen in flight over Severn Beach at around 15:30 and was subsequently tracked and photographed as it flew north-east over New Passage, Northwick Warth and Aust Warth before being lost to view. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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