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PINK-FOOTED GOOSE - Anser brachyrhyncus

 

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1996:

On February 26th at Aust Warth/ Northwick Warth a 1st winter was located and remained in the area until March 10th.

 

1988:

A sick or injured juvenile that was caught by a wildfowlers dog on November 29th at Littleton Warth and died shortly afterwards.

 

1940:

On February 1st at Severn Beach six or seven were identified in company with White-fronted Geese along the river bank between Avonmouth and Severn Beach and were still present on February 2nd. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

... 'Although Pink-footed Goose is a regular visitor to the grounds above Berkeley in winter, it becomes scarce or entirely absent at other times in the Severn Beach area. This occurrence is therefore of special interest and can only be attributed to the intensely cold weather' ... (Howard H. Davis)

 

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