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LONG-TAILED DUCK - Clangula hyemalis

 

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2003:

A male was identified on May 5th at Severn Beach late morning.

 

2001:

A male was present at Oldbury Power Station in early January.

 

2000:

On November 3rd a female was found at Oldbury Power Station and was present until December 3rd.

 

1999:

A female first seen in 1998 was present Oldbury Power Station until May 9th.

 

1998:

On May 14th a summer male was seen in flight over Lagoon III at Oldbury Power Station; A female was found on October 11th off Northwick Warth; A female was located on December 30th at Oldbury Power Station.

 

1992:

Two were observed in flight heading north on April 18th at New Passage.

 

1991:

Four were seen on November 2nd off New Passage, they were all female/ immature two of which were still present on November 3rd with one lingering until November 13th.

 

1987:

On January 11th a female was seen in flight heading north-east off Severn Beach.

 

1983:

A single bird was seen off Northwick Warth on October 26th.

 

1982:

An immature male was seen at Oldbury Power Station and was present from October 16th until November 7th; A female was reported off Severn Beach on December 17th.

 

1981:

A single bird was noted flying north off Northwick Warth on November 1st.

 

1980:

One, a male, was reported on April 20th off Aust Warth.

 

1976:

One, probably an immature male was seen off New Passage on October 31st. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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