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MARSH WARBLER - Acrocephalus palustris

 

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2009:

Early morning on August 22nd an unidentified Acrocephalus warbler was trapped and ringed at Grebe Pond, Northwick Warth. It was later believed to be this species from photographs and biometric details taken at the time.

 

1935:

An adult was noted on passage sometime in June at Stoke Gifford.

 

1909:

Two were identified sometime in June at Patchway. A nest with three eggs was photographed in a bean crop and it was assumed that two adults were present. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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