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GREEN-WINGED TEAL - Anas carolinensis

 

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© Vic Savery

 

 

 

2015:

JANUARY: A drake was seen in front of the flash on Northwick Warth on the 1st, from Aust Warth between the 23rd - 25th and from Northwick Warth in the afternoon on the 26th. On the 27th it was reported from Aust Warth around Cake Pill in the morning and from Northwick Warth at 15:55. Still present on the 28th - 31st  it was seen generally at the mouth of Cake Pill from Aust Warth. FEBRUARY: A drake was again viewable from Aust Warth at 08:15 on the 21st. APRIL: A drake was seen from Severn Beach in the morning on the 5th.

 

2014:

A drake was seen well from Aust Warth drifting upriver with Common Teal on March 31st at 08:35; A winter male was found at 14:00 on the tide line from New Passage on November 22nd and was still present on the 23rd.

 

2013:

A winter male was seen from December 27th - 29th in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area.

 

2010:

A male was seen on January 27th on Lagoon I at Oldbury Power Station before being flushed onto the tidal reservoir. It later returned to Lagoon I at high tide.

 

2001:

A male in winter plumage was identified on January 4th at Oldbury Power Station. It was present for nineteen days and was last noted on January 22nd. This is  the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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